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Wagonbed Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Marta Call
Email: marta.call@usda.gov
Phone: 575-388-8211
Hours: M-F 7-7, S-S 9-6

The lightning-caused Wagonbed Fire is 445 acres and 70% contained, and is burning on National Forest System Lands on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest, Sierra County, New Mexico. Today's operations include continuing to secure the perimeter and mop-up. Resources are being released.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday June 29th, 2019 approx. 08:30 PM
Location12 miles south of Winston, NM
Incident CommanderM.Britt, ICT4, R. Phipps, ICT4(t)
Coordinates33.173 latitude, -107.712 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel8
Size445 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday July 05th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

short grass and brush

Significant Events

minimal

Outlook

Planned Actions

Projected Incident Activity

No growth expected

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High thin clouds with possible moisture