Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Silver City, NM 88061
The Buzzard Fire remains at 50,296 acres and 90% contained. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 organization on June 30. The fire is in monitor status and BAER work continues.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 approx. 03:00 PM|
|Location||10 miles east of Reserve New Mexico|
|Incident Commander||S.Norton, District FMO|
|Coordinates||33.724 latitude, -108.538 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber (grass and understory)
Monitor fire area from Eagle Peak LO, and continue BAER work on Eagle Peak Road system.
|Projected Incident Activity|
An area closure is in effect for the fire area (Order No. 6-18-005). Road closures exist at FR 233 at Hwy 12; FR 94 at FR 054; FR 47 at FR 4038D. Portions of the Continental Divide Trail are closed to the public, the trail has been re-routed. Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are in effect on the Gila National Forest.
Area has been receiving good moisture due to the monsoons, and potential flooding is a concern.