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Johnson Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Johnson Fire is 88,918 acres and 75% contained. The fire will remain in monitor status by the Wilderness Ranger District.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday May 20th, 2021 approx. 07:30 AM
LocationThree miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings
Coordinates34.046 latitude, -108.632 longitude

Current Situation

Size88,918 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday July 23rd, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory)

Timber (grass and understory)

Significant Events

Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.


Planned Actions

Monitor fire for any new growth.



Current Weather

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