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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 15, 2018

Acres: ~4,786                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 29 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Pile burning Planned on Wilderness Ranger District

Mimbres, NM, July 12, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Wilderness Ranger District is planning to burn piles through the summer as weather conditions permit. The plans for the Wilderness RD pile burns include the following locations: Off Hwy 35, and Elkhorn Road, behind Desert West Auction Lake Roberts off Forest Drive and FSR 4206M Off Hwy […]

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Gila National Forest-Pile burning planned on Reserve Ranger District

Reserve, NM, July 13, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District plans district-wide pile burns, weather and fire conditions permitting. With the onset of monsoon season, the Reserve District is preparing to burn piles at various district locations. These areas will be signed and posted for public awareness.  The pile burns are […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 13, 2018

Acres: ~4,786                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 41 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 12, 2018

Acres: ~4,786                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 110 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 11, 2018

Acres: ~4,786                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 142 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 10, 2018

Acres: ~4,543                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 209 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 9, 2018

Acres: ~4,500                                                              Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 210 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. The fire is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 8, 2018

Acres: ~4,500                                                 Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                        Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)               Total Personnel: 219 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. It is south of Aspen Mountain, near the Flying T trail in an […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update on July 6, 2018

Acres: ~4,100                                                               Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)               Total Personnel: 276 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. It is south of Aspen Mountain, near the Flying T trail in an inventoried […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 5, 2018

20180705_Map_Owl Fire PublicInfo Acres: ~4,012                                                                Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)               Total Personnel: 212 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. It is south of Aspen Mountain, near the Flying T trail in […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 4, 2018

Acres: ~2,727                                                                       Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                                   Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)                    Total Personnel: 169 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. It is south of Aspen Mountain, near the Flying T trail in an inventoried roadless […]

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Gila National Forest – Owl Fire Update for July 3, 2018

Acres: ~1,850                                                                 Start Date: June 30, 2018 Cause: Lightning                                                           Location: 4 miles northeast of Saddle Mountain, Gila NF Containment:                                                               Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 116 General Information: The Owl Fire began on June 30, 2018. It is south of Aspen Mountain, near the Flying T trail in an […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 27, 2018

Acres: 50, 296                                                                              Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 89%                                                                      Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 109  General Information:  Apache Creek Campground is open, all other closures regarding the Buzzard fire remain the same. The Buzzard Fire will be transitioning from the […]

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Gila National Forest: Ranch Fire Update for June 26, 2018

Acres: 370                                                                                    Start Date: June 21, 2018 Cause: Under Investigation                                                        Location: 4 miles north of Saliz Pass (Gila NF) Containment: 75%                                                                     Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 100 General Information: Navopache Electric Cooperative completed rebuilding the distribution line damaged in the Ranch Fire. Fire Operations: Minimal fire behavior was observed yesterday. […]

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Gila National Forest: Buzzard Fire Update for June 26, 2018

Acres: 50, 296                                                                              Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 87%                                                                      Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 109  General Information:  Apache Creek Campground is open, all other closures regarding the Buzzard fire remain the same. The Buzzard Fire will be transitioning from the […]

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Gila National Forest – Ranch Fire Update for June 22, 2018

Acres: ~400                                                                                  Start Date: June 21, 2018 Cause: Under Investigation                                                        Location: 4 miles north of Saliz Pass (Gila NF) Containment: 0                                                                          Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 170 General Information: On Thursday, June 21 a structure fire was reported northeast of Saliz Pass. The fire crossed US Highway 180 and impacted […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 22, 2018

Acres: 49,449                                                                               Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 82%                                                                      Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 140  General Information: On Wednesday, June 19 a transfer of command to the Type 3 team occurred. The Type 3 Incident Commander is Scott Jones, with Marcus […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 21, 2018

Acres: 48,170                                                                               Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 82%                                                                      Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 140  General Information: On Wednesday, June 19 a transfer of command to the Type 3 team occurred. The Type 3 Incident Commander is Scott Jones, with Marcus […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 20, 2018

Acres: 47,370                                                                               Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 82%                                                                      Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 120  General Information: On Wednesday, June 19 a transfer of command to the Type 3 team occurred. The Type 3 Incident Commander is Scott Jones, with Marcus […]

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