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Gila National Forest – Update on Hilltop Fire – July 20, 2020 – Black Range RD

Location:  Brushy Mountain, burning on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date: July 18, 2020       Cause:  Lightning                   Size: ~72 acres Vegetation:  pinyon, juniper                                     IC: D. Roper, ICT4 Resources:  Four wildland firefighters from Black Range District crew.   Summary:  This fire is burning in the area known as Hermosa Prescribed Fire Phase […]

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Gila National Forest – Hilltop Fire, July 19, 2020 – Black Range Ranger District

Location:  Brushy Mountain, burning on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date: July 18, 2020       Cause:  Lightning                   Size: ~15-25 acres Vegetation:  pinyon, juniper                                     IC: D. Roper, ICT4 Resources:  Seven wildland firefighters, Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT), Air Attack and a Type 3 helicopter. A Type 1 Initial Attack Crew is ordered […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update July 19, 2020

Fire Grows to 17 acres; 60% Chance of Rain Predicted Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Rd. in Cherry Canyon. Approx. 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Size: 17 acres Cause: Lightning Fire Resources: 2 utility vehicles + personnel, 2 engines, 1 bulldozer, 1 water tender, plus […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 19, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Map_Cub_PIO_11x17_day0718 Fire Information Line: (575) 519-4312 Email:   larry_smith@firenet.gov  Size: 23,216 acres                               Containment: 82%                            Cause: Lightning Location: 3 miles northeast of Mogollon Baldy Lookout                             Total Personnel:  71 personnel on the fire including two type 2 Initial Attack hand crews and two Fire Use crews, one type 1 helicopter and one type 3 helicopter.  Yesterday afternoon, after […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 18, 2020 – Wilderness RD

Map_Cub_PIO_11x17_ 0717 Fire Information Line: (575) 519-4312 Email:   larry_smith@firenet.gov  Size: 23,216  acres                          Containment: 34%                            Cause: Lightning Location: Three miles northeast of Mogollon Baldy Lookout                                  Total Personnel:  72 personnel on the fire including four Type 2 initial attack hand crews, one Type 1 helicopter, […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update July 17, 2020

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 3/4 of an acre Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Cause: Lightning                                                         Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Fuel Type:  Ponderosa Pine, Pińon-Juniper, Oak Brush               Values at Risk: None                                      Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Road in Cherry Canyon. Approximately 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Firefighting Resources: Lincoln National […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District – New Fire Start- Cherry Fire

Incident Name – Cherry Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.5 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: July 16, 2020 @ 11:40 am Location: Approximately .6 miles west of West Side Road in Cherry Canyon. Approximately 7.5 miles from High Rolls, NM. Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Firefighting Resources: Lincoln National Forest fire personnel are on scene […]

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Ojo de los Casos Fire receives light rains

July 16, 2020 Update   Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – Yesterday light precipitation fell over the Ojo de los Casos fire, which has been burning in the Manzano Mountains for over a week.  The fire remains at 180 acres and is now 75% contained.  Yesterday thick dust clouds around Albuquerque, throughout the East Mountains […]

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Little to No Smoke on Ojo de los Casos Fire

Little to No Smoke on Ojo de los Casos Fire July 15, 2020 Afternoon Update    Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – When wildfires burn either in your area or many miles away, they produce smoke that may reach your community. The Ojo de los Casos Fire is 59% contained, 180 acres with no perimeter […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 15, 2020

Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning Size:  ~23,216 acres                          Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Resources:    34                                IC: Pedro Valenzuela, ICT3  Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cub Fire – July 13, 2020

Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~22,862 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cub Fire – July 11, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Map_Cub PIO July 11 Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~20,630 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 9, 2020

Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~15,285 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on […]

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Final Update – Tadpole Fire – July 8, 2020

Location:  5 miles north of Pinos Altos, NM                                           Size:  ~ 11,159 acres Start Date:  June 6, 2020                                                                               Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Trees and Brush                                                                      Containment: 75% Incident Commander: E. Huerta, ICT4 Strategy/Summary:   The Tadpole Fire has not advanced in the last few days. Interior smokes are being monitored by fire crews. Crews continue […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 8, 2020

Map_Cub PIO July 8 Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~11,565 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire – July 7, 2020

Map_Cub PIO July 7 pm Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                  Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~10,250 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 6, 2020

Location:  Approximately 1-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                  Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~4,365 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Cub Fire – July 4, 2020

Location:  Approximately 1-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest.        Start Date:  June 28, 2020                  Cause:  Lightning        Size:  ~2,232 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Vics Peak Fire Containment Increases

Magdalena, NM – For Immediate Release – The lightning-caused Vics Peak Fire, burning on the Magdalena Ranger District, Cibola National Forest since June 15, has grown to 11,713 acres, with 98 personnel assigned. A local district fire management team will begin today managing the Vics Peak Fire. The chance for moderate fire weather conditions will continue […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Tadpole Fire – July 4, 2020

Location:  5 miles north of Pinos Altos, NM                       Size:  ~ 11,159 acres Start Date:  June 06, 2020                                                  Cause:  Lightning            Vegetation:  Trees and Brush                                                     Containment: 70% Strategy/Summary:   The Tadpole Fire has not advanced in the last few days. Interior smokes are being monitored by fire crews. Crews continue to monitor fire lines and […]

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