Silver Fire

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Silver Fire

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Approximate Location

32.893 latitude, -107.81 longitude

Incident Overview

Smoke plume sited from the east side of the fire in Truth or Consequences, NM. Photo by Dyan Bone.

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Priorities continue to be rehabilitation of the burned area. Personnel will work this spring on restoring and repairing areas impacted by fire suppression activities. Please check here for updates about ongoing work in the fire area.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday June 07th, 2013 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationVicinity of Kingston, NM

Current Situation

Size138,705 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory).Highly varied fuels ranging from dry mixed conifer at high elevations. Fuel is high due to lack of fire disturbance in past century.


Planned Actions

Repair firelines


Unit Information

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Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061

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