Gila NF/Wilderness Ranger District: Johnson Fire Update for July 2, 2021

 Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                            Size: ~88918 acres         Containment:  24% Cause: Lightning                                            Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine and Grass Resources: One Wildland Fire Module Summary: The Johnson Fire is approximately 88,918 acres and is burning on […]

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Gila NF: Final Update from Gila/Las Cruces IMT on Johnson Fire, June 30, 2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  88918 acres           Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub, and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Santa Fe National Forest To Lift Stage 1 Fire Restrictions June 30

SANTA FE, NM – June 29, 2021 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will lift campfire, welding and smoking restrictions effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021, based on the apparent early arrival of the seasonal summer monsoons, accompanied by higher relative humidities and lower temperatures which have reduced fire danger across Northern New […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 28, 2021

Monday June 28, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  88918 acres           Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub, and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 27, 2021

Sunday June 27, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  88420 acres           Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 26, 2021

Saturday, June 26, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  88420 acres           Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 25, 2021

The Lampbright Fire, located on private land west of Mimbres in Grant County, is 100% contained. The fire burned an estimated 42 acres of pinon-juniper and grass. The fire area will be monitored for any activity in the coming days. Thunderstorms could bring the potential for flash flooding on and near the burn scar. Residents […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 25, 2021

Friday, June 25, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  88420 acres           Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Gila NF: Final Update on Bullard Fire

Location: western side of Burros Mountains, in Park Canyon and Kelly Chimney Canyon, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 20, 2021        Size: ~633 acres               Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Pinyon Juniper and grass                               Total Personnel: 6           Containment: 65% Resources:  1 Type 6 engine   Summary:  The strategy for this fire was full suppression with a […]

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Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 23, 2021

The Lampbright Fire has reached 60% containment. The 42-acre fire is burning on private land west of west of Mimbres in Grant County. Crews continue to make good progress and will patrol and mop up interior hot spots in the coming days. Structures are within one mile of the fire area. Fuels include pinon-juniper and […]

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Gila NF: Bullard Fire Update for June 23, 2021

Location: western side of Burros Mountains, in Park Canyon and Kelly Chimney Canyon, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 20, 2021        Size: ~633 acres               Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Pinyon Juniper and grass                               Total Personnel: 42        Containment: 65% Resources:  3 Type 6 engines, 1 Type 4 engine, and 1 Type 2 Initial Attack Crew Summary:  […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 23, 2021

Tuesday June 23, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  87,798 acres          Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Gila NF: Bullard Fire Update for June 22, 2021

Location: western side of Burros Mountains, in Park Canyon and Kelly Chimney Canyon, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 20, 2021        Size: ~100 acres   Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Pinyon Juniper and grass                               Total Personnel: 16         Containment: 0% Resources:  3 Type 6 engines, 1 Type 4 engine, and 1 Type 2 Initial Attack Crew Summary:  The […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 22, 2021

Tuesday June 22, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/ Fire Phone 575-519-0103     Email:   SM.FS.GNFPAO@usda.gov  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest      Start Date: May 20, 2021      Size:  87,551 acres          Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, Pinyon and juniper woodlands, scrub, and brush   Total Personnel: […]

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Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 22, 2021

The Lampbright Fire, located on private land north of Highway 152 and west of Mimbres in Grant County, is now 30% contained and remains estimated at 42 acres. Fire activity is moderate with no new growth reported. Today crews will continue to mop up hot spots and secure containment lines. More than 40 personnel from […]

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Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 21, 2021

The Lampbright Fire, located on private land north of Highway 152 and west of Mimbres in Grant County, is currently estimated at 42 acres. The fire is smoldering with moderate activity and very little growth. Today crews will continue to mop up hot spots and establish and strengthen containment lines. Approximately 30 personnel from the […]

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Gila NF: New Start on Silver City Ranger District – Bullard Fire

Location: western side of Burros Mountains, in Park Canyon and Kelly Chimney Canyon, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 20, 2021        Size: ~200-300 acres     Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Pinyon Juniper and grass                               Total Personnel: 15         Containment: 0% Resources:  2 Type 6 and 1 Type 4 engines Summary:  The strategy for this fire is full suppression […]

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Johnson Fire Update for June 21, 2021

Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 3 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                          Size: ~85,590 acres                                      Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine and Grass            Total Personnel: 153                                    Containment: 9% Resources:  1 Interagency Hotshot crews, 1 handcrew module, 1 Type 2 Initial Attack […]

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Santa Fe National Forest to assume command of the Rincon Fire

June 21, 2021 Daily Update Acres: 533 acres Start Date:  June 11, 2021 Cause: Lightning Containment: 0% Total personnel: 65 Location: Pecos Wilderness, Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, approx. 25 miles northwest of Las Vegas, NM Fuels: Spruce/Fir at 11,000 feet elevation Highlights: The Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 4 will transfer command of […]

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Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 20, 2021

The Lampbright Fire is located on private land north of Highway 152 near Mimbres. The fire is estimated at 20 acres, and 0% contained. Structures are located one mile east of of the fire, but there is no immediate threat or evacuations at this time. Firefighters are scouting safe areas to engage the fire. Water drops […]

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