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Cub Fire

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

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Cub Fire Update - July 18, 2020

Cub Fire Wildfire
News – 7/18/2020

The fire perimeter has not grown for three days. The likelihood of threat to life and property are minimal unless a significant drying trend and wind event occur. Because of the location within an old burn scar, resulting in an abundance of snags, crews have been unable to safely construct direct fireline.

Crews continued to clear Forest Trail (F.T.) 172 south towards intersection with F.T 182 at Hummingbird saddle. Scouted Y creek cabin, completed

Cloud cover, scattered precipitation and high relative humidity (RH) have contributed to minimizing fire behavior, despite outflow winds from area thunderstorms.

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