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Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Morning Update 6/21/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 701 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Evening Update 6/20/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 460 acres Containment: 2% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Update 6/20/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 360 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 30 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near Boy Scout Mountain. Lat/Long: Lat: […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Sacramento Ranger District-Sixteen Springs Fire

This will be the first and last post for the Sixteen Springs Fire unless there is a significant change.  Incident Name – Sixteen Springs Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.5 Acre Containment: 100% Cause: Human: Under investigation Date/Time Detected: June 17, 2019, 8:06 pm Location: Approximately 1 mile off Sixteen Springs […]

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

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 21 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, 1 Type-6 Engine Fuel Type:  Pinon/Juniper, Grass, […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- Gavilan Prescribed Burn

Fire Crews will be pile burning in the Gavilan Prescribed Burn area. Smoke may be visible.  Schedule: Ignitions will begin Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the north end of the project off Road 120a and may be ongoing throughout the week and month of June, conditions permitting. Location: Between Gavilan Canyon and Gavilan Ridge from the […]

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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 4/12/2019

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition on the Lewis Prescribed fire today. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and may be visible from the communities of Weed, Mayhill, Sacramento and Cloudcroft NM. The public is […]

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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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