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Tiffany Fire

Unit Information

Socorro Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
New Mexico

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Tiffany Fire is now 100% contained. No further updates will be posted.

The Tiffany Fire started on June 26 by lightning on private lands. On June 30, Ryan Romero's Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire and turned the fire back over to the local unit on July 7.

The fire burned 9,200 acres on New Mexico State Forestry and Bureau of Reclamation jurisdictional lands. The Bureau of Land Management, Socorro County and local departments, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and other fire service entities assisted.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday June 26th, 2017 approx. 06:53 PM
Location30 miles south of Socorro, NM
Incident CommanderNM State Forestry
Coordinates33.685 latitude, -106.997 longitude

Current Situation

Size9,200 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Salt cedar (tamarisk)

Significant Events

Fire managers will continue to monitor the fire. The road to Fort Craig is open for visitors to the historic site.

Recent Articles

Google Map Announcement - 7/9/2017
Fire Update 7/6/17 News - 7/6/2017
Ft. Craig to Reopen Saturday (7/8) Announcement - 7/5/2017
Fire Update 7/5/17 - 9am News - 7/5/2017

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