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Wagonbed Fire

Unit Information

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

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Wagon Bed Fire - Black Range Ranger District - June 30, 2019

Wagonbed Fire Wildfire
News – 6/30/2019

Location: north of Hermosa, NM, Black Range Ranger District

Start Date: June 29, 2019

Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: pinyon juniper mixed with grasses

Resources: 50 people

Size: ~155 acres

Containment: 0%

Incident Commander: transitioning to Type 3

Summary: The Wagon Bed Fire, is burning on National Forest System Lands on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest, Sierra County, New Mexico. The strategy for this fire is to full suppression.

Smoke is visible from the town of Winston, Hermosa and Truth or Consequences, NM. Smoke from fire rises up and away during the daytime, but in the evening can pool down in canyons, drainages, and basis. For information on air quality and protecting your health, and to find guidance on distances and visibility please visit https://nmtracking.org/fire. Fire information can be found at nmfireinfo.com and Inciweb at .

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