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Rawhide Fire

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Lincoln National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3463 Las Palomas
Alamogordo, NM 88310

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News Releases — Rawhide Fire

Rawhide Fire 100 Percent Contained Released: 8/27/2019
The Rawhide Fire, which started August 8, is 100 percent contained. Fire managers do not anticipate any additional growth on 10,050-acre fire. Local crews will continue to monitor and patrol the fire...
Rawhide Fire Update Aug. 13 2019 Released: 8/23/2019
Smoke was visible the past two days on the Rawhide Fire as it grew 600 acres in the Lawyer Canyon area of the Guadalupe Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest. Hand ignitions were...
Objectives Being Met on The Rawhide Fire Released: 8/19/2019
The Rawhide Fire was active over the weekend as crews conducted aerial and hand ignition operations targeting areas of unburned and thicker fuel loads. The lighting-caused fire burning five miles...
Rawhide Fire Update Aug 16: Fire Slowly Progresses After Recent Storms Released: 8/16/2019
Fire activity on the Rawhide Fire was minimal Thursday because of high humidity levels following rain showers Wednesday evening. Crews continued to monitor the fire throughout the day as...
Rawhide Fire Grows to 800 Acres Within Defined Planning Area Released: 8/13/2019
Fire behavior increased on the Rawhide Fire yesterday, resulting in consumption of an additional 550 acres, bringing the total to 800 acres. The consumption of fuels was optimal during the peak...
Rawhide Fire Update August 12, 2019 Released: 8/12/2019
The lightning-caused Rawhide Fire on the Guadalupe Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest has been allowed to grow to 250 acres within the planned perimeter to fulfill its essential role of...