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Adobe Fire

Unit Information

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

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The lightning-caused Adobe Fire, reported Saturday, August 3, is approximately 125 acres, burning on National Forest System lands, Sierra County, NM. This fire lies just east of the private property, Los Adobe Ranch; and three miles south of an El Paso Electric powerline. It is burning in grass and ponderosa pine. This fire is visible from Winston, NM. With predicted weather, values, fire growth potential a decision has been made to manage this fire and allow fire to play its natural role on the landscape.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginFriday August 02nd, 2019 approx. 04:30 PM
Location20 miles east northeast of the Beaverhead Work Center
Incident CommanderD. Roper, ICT4
Coordinates33.538 latitude, -107.876 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel9
Size124 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained60%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday August 10th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass and understory)

Significant Events

Minimal, smoldering, creeping.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

No movement expected

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Significant thunderstorms may be within the area of the incident.

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