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Doagy Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Doagy Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest. The Doagy Fire was ignited by lightning and reported on May 14. The fire acreage is at 12,785 acres and is 100% contained. The fire started near Doagy Well in Doagy Canyon of the Gila National Forest. Crews patrolled, monitored, and improved fire lines.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday May 14th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM
Locationnortheast of Beaverhead Administrative Site; near Doagy & Corduroy Canyons
Incident CommanderS. Seitzinger,ICT4; E. Gutierrez, ICT4t
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire Modified Suppression Tactic, using roads as holding features
Coordinates33.444 latitude, -108.035 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel15
Size12,785 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, short grass, timber litter and understory

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Monitor and patrol infrastructure and control lines.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire behavior with the possibility of isolated tree torching in the interior fire area where mosiac burning patterns exist, otherwise smoldering and creeping


Keeping local unit as a Type 4 with 2 agency engines on the incident.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Increased moisture and chances for showers and thunderstorms in

the weather pattern across the Gila region Thursday-Saturday.

Continued warm afternoons and mild overnight temperatures with

low RH values starting on Sunday through early next week.

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