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Ojo de Los Casos

Unit Information

Cibola National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2113 Osuna Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

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A wildfire was reported 7/8/2020 at ~6:00 pm by the Capilla Lookout. It burned in timber as well as the old Doghead burn scar on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as the Chilili Land Grant. The Albuquerque Zone Type 3 Incident Management team was ordered and assumed command of the incident the morning of 7/9/2020.  The fire was returned to management by local agencies on 7/15/20 at 7:00 am.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday July 08th, 2020 approx. 05:45 PM
LocationNorth of Mountainair, NM; West of Chilili
Incident CommanderHoward McGuire
Incident DescriptionContained on 7/17/20
Coordinates34.858 latitude, -106.339 longitude

Current Situation

Size180 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and understory), Brush (2 ft), Short grass (1 ft)

Significant Events


Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Approaching Thunderstorms