Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/21/2016

Silver City, NM; July 21, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/20/2016

Silver City, NM; July 20, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – Grind Fire, 7.19.16, Update 8:00 PM

New Fire Start – Grind Fire FIRE UPDATE 7/19/16 8:00 PM Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 7/19/16 5:17 pm Location: South of Grindstone Lake, approximately 2 miles south of Ruidoso, NM Lat/Long: 33 deg, 18 min, 48.13 sec X 105 deg, 40 min, 54.84 sec Legal Description: T11S, R13E, NWSE Sec 33 […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/19/2016

  Silver City, NM; July 19, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/18/2016

Silver City, NM; July 18, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of two fires: the Kline Fire and the Cooney Fire. These lightning-caused fires started on Friday, July 8, and are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth Consequences, […]

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School Fire Final Update

Reserve, NM; July 18, 2016 – The School Fire on the Reserve Ranger District will still produce smoke as logs and snags are consumed within the 7,315 acres. The fire was started by lightning on July 8, 2016 near the junction of Snow Lake and Willow Creek along Forest Road 28 (Bursum Road) and County […]

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Lincoln National Forest – UPDATE: Guadal Fire – FIRE UPDATE 7.17.2016 9:00 PM

GUADAL FIRE FIRE UPDATE 7/17/16 9:00 PM Jurisdiction: U.S. Forest Service – Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 7/14/2016, approximately 5:30 PM Location: Guadalupe Mountains, near Rawhide Draw north of Queen, NM Values at Risk: None Size: 139 acres Containment: 100% Cause: Lightning Status: Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire area and weather conditions on Monday. Regarding […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Wills Fire, UPDATE 7.17.2016, 12:00 pm

New Fire Start – Wills Fire FIRE UPDATE 7/17/2016, 12:00 PM Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 7/15/2016, 09:00 Location: Hubbell Canyon Legal Description: T17S, R12E, SWNW Sec 28 Containment: 100% Values at Risk: None Size: .25 acre Cause: Lightning Status: Fire is controlled and resources have been released. Regarding smoke, if visibility […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lowes Ranch Fire, UPDATE: 7/17/2016 12:00 PM

New Fire Start – Lowes Ranch Fire FIRE UPDATE 7/17/2016, 12:00 PM Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 7/16/16, 4:53 PM Lat/Long: Lat: 33°, 38’, 5.68”, Lon: 105°, 13’, 35.05” Legal Description: T8S, R17E, SESE Sec 2 Location description: Approximately 15 miles ENE of Capitan, NM: North of Capitan Wilderness off […]

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The School Fire at 7,315 Acres

Reserve, NM; July 17, 2016 – The School Fire on the Reserve Ranger District remains actively burning within the management perimeter; with 70% containment. The fire was started by lightning on July 8, 2016 near the junction of Snow Lake and Willow Creek along Forest Road 28 (Bursum Road) and County Road CAT-CO21 (Snow Lake […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/17/2016

Silver City, NM; July 17, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of two fires: the Kline Fire and the Cooney Fire. These lightning-caused fires started on Friday, July 8, and are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth Consequences, […]

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UPDATE: Timberon Fire, 7.16.16., 1:03 PM

The Timberon Fire in Otero County is 40% contained. Containment lines continue to hold and resources are progressing with fire suppression activities. Following a GPS assessment, the acreage burned is reportedly 268 acres, a reduction to the previous reports. There have been 44 dwellings lost. . The present evacuation area has reportedly been reduced to the […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/16/2016

Silver City, NM; July 16, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of two fires: the Kline Fire and the Cooney Fire. These lightning-caused fires started on Friday, July 8, and are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth Consequences, […]

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The School Fire at 6,500 Acres

Reserve, NM; July 16, 2016 – The School fire on the Reserve Ranger District remains active and has now consumed 6,500 acres within the management perimeter; with 50% containment. The lightning-caused fire started on July 8, 2016 and is located at the junction of Snow Lake and Willow Creek along Forest Road 28 (Bursum Road) […]

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Big Hat Fire Continues Benefiting Resources

Jemez Springs, NM — With the higher temperatures and drier weather, fire managers are diligently monitoring the low-intensity Big Hat Fire. Located in the southwest corner of the Valles Caldera National Preserve, the lightning-caused fire remains at 235 acres. The surface fire is slowly creeping within the established and reinforced perimeter. Fire officials are managing […]

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UPDATE: Timberon Fire in Otero County, 7.15.16., 12:50 PM

The Pecos Zone Type III Team has assumed command of the Timberon Fire in Otero County.  There are no reported changes to the fire’s size or activity.  Containment lines continue to hold.  The fire is 14% contained. Numerous resources have been or are in the process of being released from the fire today.  Cooler temperatures […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/15/16

Silver City, NM; July 15, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of two fires: the Kline Fire and the Cooney Fire. These lightning-caused fires started on Friday, July 8, and are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth Consequences, […]

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The School Fire at 5,905 Acres

Reserve, NM; July 15, 2016 – The School fire on the Reserve Ranger District is remains active and has now consumed 5,905 acres within the management perimeter; with 20% containment. The lightning-caused fire started on July 8, 2016 and is located at the junction of Snow Lake and Willow Creek along the Forest Road 28 […]

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UPDATE: Timberon Fire, 7.14.16., 9:00 PM

Below is data about the Timberon Fire provided by the incident’s information team.   TIMBERON FIRE FIRE UPDATE 7/14/2016 9:00 PM Jurisdiction:  New Mexico State Forestry  (the fire is burning on private land) Date/Time Detected:  7/13/2016 Location: Timberon, Otero County, New Mexico– 31 miles SW of Cloudcroft Personnel Assigned:  160. Resources include: engines, bulldozers, hand […]

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UPDATE: Timberon Fire, Otero County, 7.14.16., 5:10 PM

Governor Martinez directed the activation of the New Mexico Emergency Operations Center to help with the ongoing response to the Timberon Fire.  Gov. Martinez also announced the approval for federal funding to assist with the fire’s cost.  The Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will cover 75 percent of the costs […]

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