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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/3/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 14 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 1 Wildland Fire Module. Fuel Type:  Pinon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Prescribed Burns Planned on the Smokey Bear Ranger District

Ruidoso, NM—5/31/2019— The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest hopes to take advantage of unusual green conditions and the forecasted precipitation to burn piles using prescribed fire. The treatments in the wildland urban interface have been on-going since 2000.  These have mostly consisted of thinning with hand crews and piling the wood.  […]

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Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District- Lewis Prescribed Burn

The Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forests will conduct a prescribed burn as part of the Lewis Prescribed Burn Project tomorrow as weather conditions allow. The Lewis Prescribed Burn Project Areas totals 3000 acres. Crews have completed about 1/3 of the project to date. Crews plan to burn in Lewis Canyon tomorrow.  Smoke […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 5/29/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 8 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. North of Hogback Ridge. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 1 Incident Hotshot Crew, 1 Type-6 Engine Fuel Type:  […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 5/27/2019, 8 pm

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 5 acres Containment: 0% Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. North of Hogback Ridge. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 1 Incident Hotshot Crew, 1 Type-6 Engine Fuel […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 5 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Initial smoke report came in after dark May 26, 2019. The fire was detected around 10 am, May 27, 2019. Location: 4 miles north of White Oaks, NM near Lone Mountain. Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District -New Start – 634 Fire

Incident Name – 634 Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.10 acre Cause: Unknown Date/Time Detected: 11:40 am Location: Off Forest Service Road 634 near the Rim Trail Firefighting Resources: 1 Type 3 Engine Fire Update: Crews are responding to a 0.10-acre fire on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- New Start- Perk Ridge Fire

Incident Name – Perk Ridge Fire Fire Update: The Perk Ridge Fire was detected around 1:00 pm today, May 15, 2019. Crews immediately responded with a full suppression tactic and are mopping up the 0.10-acre fire. This will be the first and last post for the Perk Ridge Fire unless there is a significant change. […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn Continues

Fire managers on the Lincoln National Forest plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, winds and weather forecasts, to continue with ignitions on the Lewis Prescribed Burn on the Sacramento Ranger District today. Today crews are hoping to claim a 500-acre unit in Seep Canyon adjacent to Rd 382 approximately six […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Copeland Fire – Initial Post

Incident Name – Copeland Fire Fire Update: Crews immediately responded to the Copeland Fire, which was detected yesterday evening at 6:10 pm. The Copeland Fire is burning on the north end of the Capitan Mountains in the Peppin Fire Scar approximately 10 miles from the town of Arabela, NM. The lightning-caused fire is estimated at […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District: Prescribed Burn Near Bluewater Ranch

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is proceeding with a prescribed burn approximately two miles west of Bluewater Ranch passed Seep Canyon. Multiple piles will be treated with hand ignitions today. Crews hope to claim 150 acres. Work began around 10:00 a.m. this morning.  Weather conditions are optimal with mild winds and cooler temperatures. […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Lewis Prescribed Burn

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition today on the Lewis Prescribed fire as previously planned. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM approximately 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn To Proceed Next Week

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is planning to proceed with the Lewis Prescribed Burn early next week if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The burn area is approximately 1,000 acres located 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – FINAL UPDATE 3/7/19 5:30 PM – Firefighters SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ignitions – the area will be monitored over the next few days

BLM Las Cruces District News Release:  Centennial Prescribed Burn planned in Otero County LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On March 7, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn in southern New Mexico.  Personnel will concentrate their efforts on burning the Centennial Bombing Range, located on McGregor Range.  Centennial […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – UPDATE 3/7/19 11:00 AM – Conditions on site are favorable, test fire successful – Firefighters are proceeding with ignitions

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  Firefighters are on site and will conduct the Test Fire.  They will observe the fire behavior under the current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If the test […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – UPDATE – 3/7/19 – Ignition Operations scheduled for TODAY, March 7

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  Firefighters are on site and will conduct the Test Fire.  They will observe the fire behavior under the current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If the test fire […]

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Centennial Prescribed Burn – Ignition Operations scheduled for Thursday, March 7th

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations on March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  The standard protocol is to conduct a Test Fire at the prescribed fire site to observe the fire behavior under current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If […]

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FINAL UPDATE for Baylor Canyon Fire, now 90% Contained – 3/5/19 7:00 PM

This is the FINAL UPDATE for the BAYLOR CANYON FIRE (UNLESS there is a SIGNIFICANT CHANGE to report) Jurisdiction:  Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces District Date/Time Detected: 3/2/19 – 5:51 pm Location:  Approximately 2 miles south of Organ, NM Lat/Long:  Lat: 32°,23′,37.96″, Lon: 106°,35′,31.57″ Legal Description:  T22S, R3E, Sec 13 Firefighting Resources:  The Baylor Canyon […]

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Ignition Operations completed on Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn – Update 3/5/19 4:15 PM

Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn UPDATE – 3/5/19  4:15 PM Firefighters have completed ignition operations on the Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn.  They were successful in treating the entire target area of 50 acres.  Mild winds contributed to smoke dispersal, which minimized smoke impacts.  Firefighting personnel will remain on site to patrol and monitor the area into […]

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Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire Update 3/5/19 11:20 AM – Test Fire successful, firefighters are proceeding with ignitions

The fire suppression effort is ongoing as 13 firefighters are winding down fire operations on the 50-acre Baylor Canyon Fire,  which is 75% contained.    UPDATE:  3/5/19  11:20 AM – The TEST FIRE on the Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire was successful!  Firefighters are proceeding with ignitions.  Update from the prescribed fire (at 1:00 PM) is […]

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