Gila National Forest – Update on Good Fire for June 15, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 8,370 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper        Containment: 15% Resources:  Two 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHC) The strategy for today is to continue to prep Forest Service Trail #403 to the west until the junction […]

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Farm Camp Fire Final Update – Harding County – 06/14/20 – 2:30 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire near Mosquero, NM in Harding County is currently 90% contained and estimated at 22,872 acres. The fire received some light rain last night and all containment lines are holding. Firefighters are working to secure containment lines and mop-up interior pockets of fuels, which may continue to produce smoke. Lighting started the […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Good Fire for June 14, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 8,370 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper        Containment: 15% Resources:  Three 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHC) The strategy for today is for two IHCs to hot spot and cold trail the northeast/east flank and contain […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Tadpole Fire for June 14, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Sunday, June 14, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678 OR Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020 Cause:  Lightning                                             […]

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Gila National Forest -Update on Tadpole Fire for June 13, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11:00 A.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020                         Cause:  Lightning Total […]

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FINAL UPDATE for Uvas Fire – Evening of June 12th

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning  Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 12, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Friday, June 12, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 OR (575)654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City                                                   Acres: 6,017 Start Date: June 6, 2020                        Cause:  Lightning                     […]

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Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/12/20 – 2:30 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire in Harding County is now 75% contained. The fire near Mosquero, NM remains estimated at 17,000 acres. All containment lines held overnight and fire activity is minimal. Interior pockets of unburned fuels will continue to produce smoke. Today firefighters are working to secure and maintain containment lines while mopping up hot […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 12th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Final Update for Cañada Fire on the Carson National Forest, El Rito Ranger District

Location: Carson National Forest, El Rito Ranger District Size: 25 acres                     Cause: Lightning Date Detected: June 8, 2020      Evacuations: None Fuel Type: Ponderosa Pine, Dry Mixed Conifer, Dead and Down Logs Values at Risk:  No known natural or cultural values at risk      Containment: 100% Resources:   3 Engines, Lolo Hotshots     Total:   29 Personnel This will be […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 11th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/11/20 – 4:45 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire west of Mosquero, NM in Harding County is now estimated at 17,000 acres and 65% contained. No structures are threatened. Fire activity increased today with strong winds and warmer temperatures. Firefighters are working to hold existing containment lines and add additional containment lines on the south end of the fire. The […]

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Gila National Forest: AM Update for Tadpole Fire June 11, 2020 Silver City Ranger District

20200611_Tadpole_IRMap_11x17Land Tuesday, June 11, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 OR (575)654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City                      Start […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Good Turkey Fire for June 11, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Good Turkey Fire Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 5,900 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon-Juniper Resources:  eight smokejumpers, three 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crew, and a seven-person Wilderness District crew. Objectives and Strategy: The main objective for managing this fire is to […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 11th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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FACNM Wildfire Wednesdays #11

If you missed this week’s Wildfire Wednesdays #11 from Fire Adapted Communities New Mexico, you can still check it out. Find out where to go for current wildfire information, access a recording of a webinar on a new Wildfire Risk to Communities map viewer, and learn how to be a part of the next NM […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 10th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/10/20 – 10:40 a.m.

The Farm Camp Fire near Mosquero, NM in Harding County is currently 60% contained and estimated at 12,000 acres. All containment lines held overnight. Today (06/10), firefighters will work to complete closing the perimeter on the south and west sides of the fire. Winds have diminished to 15-20 miles per hour with temperatures in the mid […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 10th Morning Update

Location: Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected: June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: Estimated 1,130 acres Percent contained: 30% Summary: The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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Update for Cañada Fire on the Carson National Forest, El Rito Ranger District

Location: Carson National Forest, El Rito Ranger District Size: 25 acres                 Cause: Lightning          Date Detected: June 8, 2020 Evacuations: None        Fuel Type: Ponderosa Pine, Dry Mixed Conifer, Dead and Down Logs Values at Risk:  No known natural or cultural values at risk      Containment: 50% Resources:   3 Engines, […]

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