Tag Archives: Smoke

Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 11, 2021

Friday, June 11, 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 JOHNSON FIRE 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: ~ 50,384                                         Cause:  Lightning    […]

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Gila NF: Drummond Fire Update, June 10, 2021

Date: June 10, 2021 Announcement: Unless significant fire activity increases on the Drummond Fire, news releases will occur only as changes develop during the next week. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass on the Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District, Sierra County, NM Start Date:  May 19, 2021                Size: […]

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Marble Fire Final Update

Size: 3.2 acres Containment: 25% Location: North of Marble Canyon, Near Hershberger Peak, Above West Side Rd. Total Personnel: Approximately 35 Incident Start Date: May 22, 2021 Cause: Human-Cause, Under Investigation Resources Responding: 1 Type-1 crew (hotshot crew), two engines, + support personnel. Fire Update: The Marble Fire is showing minimal fire activity this morning. […]

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The Marble Fire-Lincoln National Forest

Size: 5 acres Containment: 0% Incident Start Date: May 22, 2021 Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Values at Risk: None Identified Location: North of Marble Canyon, Near Hershberger Peak, Above West Side Rd. Resources Responding: 1 Type-1 crew (hotshot crew), two engines, + support personnel  Total Personnel: Approximately 35 Fire Update: Fire crews are working to […]

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New Fire Start-Lincoln National Forest, North of Marble Canyon

Fire Name: This fire has not yet been named. Incident Detected:  May 22, 2021 Location: North of Marble Canyon near Hershberger Peak. Above West Side Road. Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Cause:  Unknown Size:  TBD Incident Type: Wildfire Values at Risk: None have been identified at this time. Crews are responding to a wildfire north of Marble Canyon near Hershberger Peak […]

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Three Rivers Fire Evening Update: April 26, 2021

Jurisdiction: Smokey Bear Ranger District Fire Size: 4000 acres Containment: 0% Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Resources: 9 Engines, 1 Type-1 Hotshot Crew, 1 Large Air Tanker, 2 Air Attack, 1 Helicopter. Multiple additional resources have been ordered and will be arriving as soon as possible. Date/Time Detected: Morning of Monday, April 26, 2021 Location: The […]

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Lincoln National Forest: New Fire Start Above Three Rivers Campground

Fire Name: Three Rivers Fire Jurisdiction: Smokey Bear Ranger District Fire Size: 30 acres Containment: 0% Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Resources: 2 Engines, 1 Type-1 Hotshot Crew, Air Attack. Multiple additional resources have been ordered and will be arriving as soon as possible. Date/Time Detected: Morning of Monday, April 26, 2021 Location: The fire is […]

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Lincoln National Forest to Proceed with Prescribed Burn North of Mayhill Next Week

CLOUDCROFT, NM – Apr. 15, 2021 – Crews plan to continue with the ongoing 16 Springs Prescribed Burn on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest starting as early as Tuesday, April 20, 2021, if conditions allow. The 16 Springs Prescribed Burn consists of four areas from Mayhill to Silver Springs. Firefighters will […]

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Ignitions to begin at Cerro del Aire (Wind Mountain) Prescribed Fire

Today, fire managers with the Bureau of Land Management, Taos Field Office, plan to begin ignitions at the 1,000-acre Cerro del Aire (Wind Mountain) Prescribed Fire located within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and northeast of Tres Piedras, N.M. Higher relative humidity is expected this week, in addition to other favorable weather conditions. […]

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Baca Prescribed Burn Scheduled for the Week of April 12, 2021

RUIDOSO, NM – Apr. 9, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn near Baca Campground starting Monday, April 12, 2021, as conditions allow. The prescribed fire located south of Forest Service Road 57 and southwest of Baca Campground will remove an accumulation of woody […]

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Lincoln National Forest Plans Prescribed Burn Near White Oaks

Ruidoso, NM – March 30, 2021 – The Lincoln National Forest is planning a prescribed fire two miles east of White Oaks, NM, beginning this week. Smoke will be visible from White Oaks, Carrizozo, along Highway 54 and Highway 380. Fire managers with Smokey Bear Ranger District will take advantage of expected favorable conditions to […]

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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge to Conduct Prescribed Burns

Beginning the week of March 29, Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge plans to implement two prescribed fire projects on the Refuge west of Maxwell, New Mexico (Colfax County).  The projects include two units targeting 500 acres.   The purpose of these prescribed burns is to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations reducing the risk of dangerous wildfires, to […]

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Lincoln National Forest Plans Two Prescribed Burns Near South Fork Campground and in the Cedar Creek Area This Week

RUIDOSO, NM – Mar. 23, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest plans to conduct two prescribed burns starting as early as tomorrow, Wednesday, March 24 and continuing through the week as conditions allow. Crews will be burning piles in the Cedar Creek area behind the district office in Ruidoso […]

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Prescribed Fire to Begin at Bosque del Apache and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuges 3/16/21

Beginning the week of March 16, fire managers will implement several prescribed fire projects at both Bosque Del Apache and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuges. Approximately 110 acres of wetland habitat will be burned at Bosque Del Apache. Fire will remove heavy concentrations of dead and down fuels within the unit recycling nutrients, creating a reinvigorated […]

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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge to Conduct Prescribed Burn East of Roswell

Beginning the week of March 22, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge plans to implement a prescribed fire project on the Refuge east of Roswell, NM.  The project is expected to take several days to complete.  Approximately 2,700 acres of refuge lands and 550 acres of Bureau of Land Management administered lands will be targeted. The […]

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Pile Burns Planned Behind Forest Service District Office in Ruidoso Friday

RUIDOSO, NM – Feb. 18, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest will be burning piles tomorrow, Friday, February 19, 2021 and throughout the next weeks on Forest Service land behind the district office near Mechem Dr. and Cedar Creek Dr.  Smoke will be visible in Ruidoso. Please use caution […]

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BLM plan prescribed burn in Chaves County

Roswell, N.M. – Beginning mid-February, the Bureau of Land Management will seek opportunities to conduct prescribed burn operations in two locations within Chaves County. The first location is the 5,280-acre Antelope Unit, located at the Sand Ranch Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The ACEC is approximately 35 miles east of Roswell, north of U.S. Highway […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Prescribed Burns Scheduled Near Ruidoso Tomorrow

RUIDOSO, NM – Feb. 16, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is planning to take advantage of the recent snow to conduct prescribed burns in the Grindstone Project Area southwest of Ruidoso and in South Fork Campground starting as early as tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17. Crews will begin by […]

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BLM to Continue Prescribed Fire in Cibola County in May-June

This month and into June, the Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to continue a prescribed fire in Cibola County, weather permitting.  The burn, which will occur in the 4,000 acre Chain of Craters-Rendija prescribed fire project, will be conducted in several phases. The project area is located within the El Malpais […]

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BLM Prescribed Burn Planned in Lincoln County

Prescribed Burn Planned in Lincoln County   Beginning in September 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting prescribed burn operations about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso in Lincoln County within the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area.  The Bench Three prescribed fire will be 350 acres of hand piles above the […]

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