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Tadpole Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Tadpole Fire is 11,159 acres and 95% contained. The fire will be transitioning to a district-level Type 5 Incident Management Team, with Adam Mendez as the ICT5, and Jose Delgado as ICT5 trainee. Gates have been installed on the Sheep Corral Road and Trout Creek Road, and will continue to be closed due to potential debris and water flow with the onset of monsoons.
No further updates will occur.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday June 06th, 2020 approx. 01:45 PM
LocationTadpole Ridge, 2.5 miles north of Pinos Altos NM.
Incident CommanderE. Huerta, ICT4
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates32.954 latitude, -108.273 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel19
Size11,159 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (grass, understory), brush (2 ft), chaparral (6 ft)

Significant Events

Minimal, smoldering


Planned Actions

Fire will be transitioning to a Type 5 Incident Management Team as of 7/15/2020.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire stops moving in Wilson Creek. Fire stops spreading to the west around private in-holding.Rehab is continuing.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns