June 15- Ute Park Fire Daily Update

Tourists Visiting Area Should Use Caution Ute Park Fire – June 15, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 36,740 acres (26,387 acres on Philmont Scout Ranch)         Percent Containment: 95% Start Date: May 31, 2018, 2:10pm Cause: Unknown, under investigation Jurisdiction: New Mexico, State and Private Land Fuels: grass, piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine Origin Location: Near Highway 64 […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 15, 2018

Fire Suppression Repair Begins on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire June 15, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 45,151                                                                 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 74%                                                         Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 362                                                                  General Information: Trace amounts of rain and higher relative humidity […]

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Gila National Forest – Final Update for Willow Fire, June 15, 2018

Acres: 574 acres                                                           Percent Containment: 0% Start Date: June 10, 2018, 2:10pm                                Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest Origin Location: 6 miles east of Mogollon, NM            Fuels: Timber (Litter and Understory) Resources: 56 personnel This will be the final update unless significant fire activity occurs. General Information: […]

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Cottonwood Fire – Colfax County – 6/14/18

Acres: 90 acres                                                                                                          […]

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Lightning-Caused Fire Starts in Valles Caldera Backcountry

Jemez Springs, NM — The San Antonio Fire began earlier this afternoon on Valles Caldera National Preserve. The lightning-caused fire has burned over 100 acres in the northwest corner of the preserve. Fire crews are working on the ground and in the air to suppress the fire burning in ponderosa pine and Douglas fir stands. […]

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Cottonwood Fire – Colfax County- 6/14/18

NORTHERN NEW MEXICO TYPE 3 INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM JAMIE LONG – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 20 acres Percent Containment: 0% Start Date: June 14, 2018 Cause: Unknown, under investigation Jurisdiction: Private Fuels: Grass, brush, timber Origin Location: Vermejo Ranch area, Raton, NM, 12 miles north of Cimarron, NM Latitude: 36.44 35 Longitude: -104 55.07 Resources: 1 crew, 2 helicopters, 4 engines, additional resources ordered This new […]

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June 14 Ute Park Fire- For Your Safety

A few important things to remember if you are thinking of visiting Cimarron Canyon soon.  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/5820/43261/  

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Soldier Canyon Fire Update 6/14/18 10:30 AM

Soldier Canyon Fire Morning Update – June 14, 2018   Jurisdiction: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mescalero Apache Reservation Date/Time Detected: 6/7/2018 3:00 pm Location: Soldier Canyon. 1 Mile North of the town of Mescalero Firefighting Resources: 293 Personnel total. 6 Type-1 Hotshot Crews, 2 Type-2 Hand Crew, 2 Camp Crews, 1 Type-1 Helicopter, 1 Type-2 […]

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June 14- Ute Park Fire Daily Update

Fire Area Received Rain Yesterday Ute Park Fire – June 14, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 36,740 acres (26,387 acres on Philmont Scout Ranch)         Percent Containment: 95% Start Date: May 31, 2018, 2:10pm Cause: Unknown, under investigation Jurisdiction: New Mexico, State and Private Land Fuels: grass, piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine Origin Location: Near Highway 64 in […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 14, 2018

Increased Smoke Due to Firing Operations June 14, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 44,402                                                                             Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                              Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 74%                                                                     Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 384                                                                    General Information: As control lines were connected and completed on the southwest side […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Willow Fire for June 14, 2018

Willow Fire Update for Thursday, June 14, 2018 Acres: 574 acres                                                           Percent Containment: 0% Start Date: June 10, 2018, 2:10pm                                Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest Origin Location: 6 miles east of Mogollon, NM            Fuels: Timber (Litter and Understory) Resources: 56 personnel General Information: The Willow Fire […]

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Rio Chama through SFNF Remains Closed

SANTA FE, NM – June 13, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Santa Fe National Forest (Forest) officials remind everyone that the entire Forest is closed to the general public. The Rio Chama Corridor is closed to all public use, with the exception of permitted commercially outfitted and private boaters that launch from El Vado Ranch […]

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Gila National Forest – Spurgeon Fire Final Update

Location: Mile post 38 on US Hwy 180, north of Alma, NM, Glenwood Ranger District Start Date:  June 11, 2018 Cause:  Human Caused Vegetation: grasses Resources: 3 Type 6 engines, 1 Type 3 engine, 1 Type 2 IA Crew, 1 Type 3 Helicopter, 2 SEATs, and 1 Utility Chase Truck Size:  ~ 80 acres Containment: […]

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Ute Park Fire Stakeholder Meeting June 15

Ute Park Fire Stakeholders Meeting Date: Friday June 15, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Philmont Scout Ranch Philmont Training Center Beaubien Room USDA NRCS is holding a Stakeholders meeting to discuss the potential implementation of the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWPP). Anyone interested in obtaining more information on the program can attend. If you have […]

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June 13- Ute Park Fire, Flash Flood Warning

ALERT: The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Flash Flood Warning for West central Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico until 430 PM MDT. At 228 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain near Ute Park. The storm producing the heavy rain is moving slowly toward the east along the northern […]

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Soldier Canyon Fire Update. 6/13/18 10:00 AM

Soldier Canyon Fire Morning Update – June 13, 2018 Jurisdiction: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mescalero Apache Reservation Date/Time Detected: 6/7/2018 3:00 pm Location: Soldier Canyon. 1 Mile North of the town of Mescalero Firefighting Resources: 354 Personnel total. 6 Type-1 Hotshot Crews, 3 Type-2 Hand Crew, 2 Camp Crews, 1 Type-1 Helicopter, 1 Type-2 Helicopter, […]

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Ute Park Fire – June 13, 2018 Daily Update

Post Suppression Repair Efforts Begin   Ute Park Fire – June 13, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 36,740 acres (26,387 acres on Philmont Scout Ranch)         Percent Containment: 92% Start Date: May 31, 2018, 2:10pm Cause: Unknown, under investigation Jurisdiction: New Mexico, State and Private Land Fuels: grass, piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine Origin Location: Near Highway 64 […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Willow Fire for June 13, 2018

Location: 6 miles east of Mogollon, NM, Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 10, 2018 Cause:  Lightning Vegetation: Heavy dead and down mixed conifer, ponderosa pine;  and in burn scar from 2012 Whitewater-Baldy Complex Resources: 1 IHC crew, 1 Wildfire Use Module, 1 Initial Attack crew, 1 Type 3 helicopter Size:  ~ […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Buzzard Fire for June 13, 2018

Another Hot and Dry Day Before Moisture Moves In June 13, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 44,402                                                                             Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                              Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 74%                                                                     Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 383                          […]

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