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Caja Fire

Unit Information

Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Incident Contact

Julie Anne Overton
Email: julieanne.overton@usda.gov
Phone: 505-414-6438
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

 The Caja Fire is burning on Colorado Peak on the Caja del Rio Plateau, Espanola Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday August 23rd, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
LocationColorado Peak, Caja del Rio Plateau
Incident CommanderLarry Martinez, Santa Fe NF
Coordinates35.669 latitude, -106.213 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel8
Size158 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday August 29th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Primarily pinon-juniper

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews are monitoring the perimeter to make sure the lines are holding and the edges are cold.

Projected Incident Activity

Crews will continue to monitor the Caja Fire

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

None