Palmer Fire

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Palmer Fire


Approximate Location

35.368 latitude, -105.551 longitude

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday September 12th, 2017 approx. 05:30 PM
Location8 miles southeast of Rowe, NM
Incident DescriptionLightning-strike Fire Being Managed For Resource Benefits.

Current Situation

Total Personnel54
Size1,034 Acres
Estimated Containment DateTuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber, brush, light logging slash

Significant Events

Moderate, creeping, smoldering, with single tree torching


Planned Actions

Continue firing operations if possible.

Projected Incident Activity

Firing operations will continue as conditions allow.

Unit Information

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

Incident Contact

Joe Julian
Phone: 505-757-6121
Hours: M-F 0800-1630

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