Lincoln National Forest – 02/14/17 – 3:00 pm Prescribed Fire Update

Prescribed Fire Update – 02/14/17 – 2:45 pm:  Firefighters began ignitions on the Black Bear project around noon today and have since ceased ignitions for the day.  Black Bear project, 516 acres:  piled slash, located 1/2 mile south of Cloudcroft, near Forest Road 5661, (Pumphouse Canyon).  Target dates for ignitions are 2/14-2/16.  In order to minimize smoke impacts, […]

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BLM Prescribed Burn Continues in McKinley County

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct a 300 acre burn within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas (Mesa Chivato) during the month of February. Due to weather constraints, the BLM was unable to conduct the burn, originally scheduled to take place between November 2016 and January 2017. The area is comprised […]

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BLM and BOR Prescribed Fire South of Bosque del Apache

Between February 13 and March 31, 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office, in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), will conduct a pile burn on BOR-administered lands along the Rio Grande south of Bosque del Apache. The objectives of the burn are to remove limbs and branches created as part […]

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BLM Plans Prescribed Burns in Socorro and Catron Counties

The Bureau of Land Management Socorro Field Office will burn up to 50 acres in Catron County between February 1 and April 15, 2017, weather permitting.  The objective of these burn projects is to remove piles of limbs and branches created as part of an old thinning project one mile west of Pie Town, immediately […]

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BLM Roswell Field Office Plans Prescribed Burns in Chavez County

Beginning in late January 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting prescribed burning operations in Chaves County.  The Sand Ranch prescribed fire, consisting of three burn units, is located 45 miles east of Roswell, and the Milner Lake prescribed fire is located 10 miles northeast of Roswell.  These operations are dependent upon […]

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Pile burning at El Morro National Monument

National Park Service Superintendent Mitzi Frank announced that the Four Winds Fire Group will be burning wood piles at El Morro National Monument starting Monday, January 23. Burning may continue intermittently through March 31, 2017 as weather and fuel conditions permit. These wood piles are located along Hwy 53 north of Inscription Rock. While weather […]

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Roswell BLM plans “Blackline” operation

  The Roswell BLM fire crew intends on completing “Blackline” operations starting 01-17-2017 and wrapping up on 01-19-2017 if all goes as planned. Depending on favorable weather conditions and resource availability we will be looking at conducting the main firing operations the following week (01-23-2017 thru 01-26-2017).  The units to be burned are Bull Pasture […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Wild Horse Subdivision Area

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be burning slash piles in two different locations near  the Wild Horse Subdivision, which is located about 40 miles south of Grants, New Mexico, and 30 miles north of Pie Town.  The Wild Horse Slash Pit and Tank Canyon South projects total approximately 240 acres.  The burns will […]

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Prescribed Burn Continue in McKinley and Sandoval Counties

Due to lack of moisture in early winter, two prescribed burns originally scheduled for November-December 2016 are expected to be conducted this month.  Weather permitting, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will continue conducting prescribed burns that include approximately 20 acres along the Perea Nature Trail in the Rio Salado Riparian Area and another area […]

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Prescribed Pile Burn on Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District to Focus on Illegally Dumped Debris

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 10, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct an administrative pile burn to reduce illegally dumped slash and woody debris that has accumulated along Forest Road 86-A on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District. Ignitions on the 0.1-acre site, located […]

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New Inciweb Link

InciWeb has migrated to a new secure URL.  The new URL is https://inciweb.nwcg.gov.  The subtle difference is the ‘s’ after the ‘http’.

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Joaquin Prescribed Pile Burn Continues on Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez and Cuba Ranger Districts

Santa Fe, NM – Dec. 14, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue the Joaquin prescribed pile burn on Thursday, Dec. 15, if conditions, including air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The 60-acre treatment area sits on the boundary between the Jemez and Cuba […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Cuba Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning a prescribed pile burn on the Cuba Ranger District. The 20-acre Ojitos prescribed pile burn, located just northeast of Rancho Del Chaparral Girl Scout Camp, may begin as early as Wednesday, Dec. 14, only […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning prescribed burns on the Coyote Ranger District as early as Tuesday, Dec. 13, if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are favorable. Crews expect to ignite piles of woody debris on 1 acre […]

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Joaquin Canyon Prescribed Burn Continues on Santa Fe National Forest

Santa Fe, NM – Dec. 9, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue the Joaquin Canyon prescribed pile burn over the weekend. If conditions, including air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable, crews expect to begin ignitions tomorrow on 30 to 40 acres of piles […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned This Week On Santa Fe National Forest

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 5, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning prescribed burns on the Jemez, Cuba, Coyote and Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger Districts this week if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are favorable. Ignitions may begin as early as Tuesday, Dec. 6. The […]

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Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn Continues on Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 2, 2016 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest plan to continue the Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn next week, focusing on a 180-acre block in the Las Dispensas area and a 1,120-acre unit on Johnson Mesa. Ignitions may begin Monday, Dec. 5, if conditions, […]

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Carson National Forest – Canjilon WUI Prescribed Burns

The Canjilon Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct prescribed burns on a total of 317 acres in the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) beginning December and will continue into January on days when conditions permit. Available resources, wind, relative humidity, and temperature requirements must be met in order to conduct these […]

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Carson National Forest – Maquinitas Prescribed Burn

Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District are planning to begin the Maquinita Prescribed Pile Burn sometime during the month of December when conditions are favorable. This prescribed burn is contingent on wind, relative humidity, temperature, and available resources before ignition can begin and will take 1 to 3 days to […]

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BLM (Roswell Field Office) Plans Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns Planned in Lincoln County Beginning in the middle of December, and continuing through March 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting prescribed burn operations about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso and 5 miles southeast of Capitan in Lincoln County.  There are five prescribed fire units being planned to take place […]

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