Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701
he Foster Fire was reported on May 29, 2022, at 12:53 PM in the Peloncillo Mountains, Douglas Ranger District, Coronado National Forest. The fire is about 22 miles south of Rodeo, New Mexico.
Late in the evening on May 29th a Type 3 Incident Command Team lead by Incident Commander Chad Rice assumed command of the fire.
The Foster Fire official acreage is at 7,598 with containment remaining at 82%. Resources have continued to be released and all have been reassigned to different incidents. Today the incident will be transferred to a local Douglas Ranger District Type 4 Team and the remaining off district resources will be reassigned. The fire is currently not threatening any structures or other resource values.
Aviation / Drone Restrictions: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) and any private aircraft or drone that violates the TFR could face serious criminal charges. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at www.KnowBeforeYouFly.org. “If you fly, we can’t!”
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday May 29th, 2022 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||22 Miles South of Rodeo, NM|
|Incident Commander||Chad Rice and Mike Starr (t)|
|Coordinates||31.514 latitude, -109.024 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||82%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday June 06th, 2022 approx. 11:45 PM|
Timber - Juniper
Patrol, mop-up, secure perimeter. Provide initial attack coverage for local unit.
|Projected Incident Activity|
12 Hours: Transition to Type 4 IC
Single digit day time relative humidity, high winds, minimal relative humidity recovery over night.