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Sardinas Canyon Fire

Unit Information

Carson National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Taos, NM 87571

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7/11/ Sardinas Canyon Fire Area Closure Map with fire overlayImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Sardinas Canyon Fire remains at 2,337 acres and 50% contained. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 organization on July 10. Due to steep and inaccessible terrain, the northeast portion of the fire perimeter will not be fully contained until substantial rainfall occurs over the fire area. Crews will continue to monitor the fire. For more information please contact the Carson National Forest Supervisors Office at (575) 758-6200

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman, Under Investigation
Date of OriginSunday June 24th, 2018 approx. 02:09 PM
LocationSardinas Canyon, 18 miles southeast of Taos, adjacent to Forest Road 442
Coordinates36.197 latitude, -105.454 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel5
Size2,337 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass understory)