Tag Archives: Three Rivers Fire

Three Rivers Fire Update – May 6, 2021

Updates will now be released every other day unless there is a significant change. Acres: 7,033 acres Containment: 33% Resources: 132 Vegetation: Grass, dead/down timber, and mixed conifer. Start Date: April 26, 2021: 8:00 am Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Origin Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Campground; fire spread towards Ski Apache and the […]

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Three Rivers Fire Update – May 4, 2021

Acres: 7,020 acres Containment: 23% Resources: 284 Vegetation: Grass, dead/down timber, and mixed conifer. Start Date: April 26, 2021: 8:00 am Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Origin Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Campground; fire has spread towards both Ski Apache and the South Fork/Bonito area. Ruidoso, New Mexico, May 4, 2021 – Moderate winds […]

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Three Rivers Fire Update – May 3, 2021

Acres: 7,119 Percent Containment: 23% Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, April 26, 2021 Resources: 317 Vegetation: Grass, dead/down timber, mixed conifer Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Ruidoso, New Mexico, March 3, 2021 – Strong wind gusts yesterday tested the fire lines constructed by fire crews over the past several days. […]

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Three Rivers Fire – Weather & Fire Behavior

Ruidoso, New Mexico, May 2, 2021 – Dan Pearson, Three Rivers Fire Behavior Analyst, is responsible forcollecting weather data, predicting fire growth, and developing strategic and tactical fire behaviorinformation. He looks at the interaction of topography, fuels, and weather to determine what the fire’s effectswill be. All this critical information is used by incident managers […]

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Three Rivers Fire Update – May 2, 2021

Acres: 7,119 Percent Containment: 19% Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, April 26, 2021 Resources: 337 Vegetation: Grass, dead/down timber, mixed conifer Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Ruidoso, New Mexico, March 2, 2021 – A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for today. This means warm […]

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Three Rivers Fire Update – May 1, 2021

Acres: 6,951 Percent Containment: 13% Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, April 26, 2021 Resources: 361 Vegetation: Grass, dead/down timber, mixed conifer Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Ruidoso, New Mexico, May1, 2021 – Firefighters continue to make progress in their work to contain the Three Rivers Fire that has been active […]

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Three Rivers Fire Update – April 29, 2021

Acres: 12,000 acres Percent Containment: 5% Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, April 26, 2021 Resources Assigned: 168 Structures burned: 0 Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Campground; fire has spread towards both Ski Apache and the South Fork/Bonito area.                                          Crews Continue to Work After Rain Douses Fire  Overnight                                                                                         The […]

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Three Rivers Fire – April 28, 2021 Evening Update

Acres: 12,000 Percent Containment: 5% Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, April 26, 2021 Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 168 Cause: Unknown, under investigation Origin/Location: ½ mile north of Three Rivers Campground; fire has spread towards both Ski Apache and the South Fork/Bonito area. Cooler Weather Slows Three Rivers Fire Growth Southwest Type 1 Team 2, […]

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Three Rivers Fire Evening Update: April 27, 2021

Fire Size: 12,000 acres Containment: 5% Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Resources: 8 Engines, 6 Type-1 Crews, 1 Type-2 Crew, 2 Helicopters, 1 Bulldozer, 1 Water Tender. Additional resources have been ordered and will be arriving tomorrow. Total Personnel: 210 Date/Time Detected: 8:42 am, Monday, April 26, 2021 Location: The fire started half a mile north […]

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April 27, 2021: Three Rivers Fire Morning Update: Fire Receives Snow and Rain

Jurisdiction: Smokey Bear Ranger District Fire Size: 6100 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: 8:46am, Monday, April 26, 2021 Location: The fire […]

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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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