Skip to main content

Johnson Fire

Unit Information

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

USFS Shield

This incident is no longer being updated.

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
CauseLightning
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.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Monitor fire for any new growth.

Remarks

N/A

Current Weather

Weather Concerns