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Shelley 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
Phone: 575-388-8211
Hours: M-F 7-7; S-S 9-6

The lightning-caused Shelley Fire, is approximately 114 acres, burning near Shelley Mountain, Gila Wilderness, Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest. This fire is showing minimal growth.

Smoke may be visible on US Hwy 180 between Gila/Cliff area.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday July 02nd, 2019 approx. 02:30 PM
LocationGila Wilderness
Incident CommanderP. Valenzuela, ICT5
Coordinates33.166 latitude, -108.555 longitude

Current Situation

Size134 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday September 30th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Short grasses, timber litter and understory

Significant Events

No visible smoke and no observed fire activity to report.


Projected Incident Activity

No significant growth in the next 24 hours