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Pacheco Canyon Prescribed Pile Burn

Unit Information

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

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01-13-22 Update:  Crews have completed 200 acres on the Pacheco Canyon prescribed pile burn this week.  Due to ventilation rates, fire managers decided not to burn today. The plan is to continue ignitions on the Pacheco Canyon piles tomorrow and, if necessary, into Saturday if conditions are favorable. 

On Wednesday, the BIA and Pueblo of Tesuque implemented the 111-acre Vigil Grant prescribed pile burn near the Pacheco Canyon treatment area.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginTuesday January 11th, 2022 approx. 11:15 AM
Incident CommanderEspanola Ranger District
Incident DescriptionPrescribed pile burn
Coordinates35.789 latitude, -105.854 longitude

Current Situation

Size443 Acres
Fuels Involved

Slash piles

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