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Johnson 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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News Releases — Johnson Fire

Johnson Fire in the Gila Wilderness, Update Released: 6/20/2021
Summary:  Crews on the northwest side of the fire will continue to improve lines along the Iron Creek Mesa Trail, and scout and assess structures in the Willow Creek area. The northern side of the...
Johnson Fire in Gila Wilderness, area closure continues Released: 6/19/2021
Yesterday, active backing fire behavior was observed southwest of the Mogollon Baldy lookout on the Johnson Fire, which is burning in the Gila Wilderness of the Gila National Forest. The southeast...
National Park Managers Reopen Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Released: 6/16/2021
National Park Managers Announce the Reopening of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Mimbres, NM, June 16, 2021—Acting Park Superintendent Jerome Flood announces the reopening of the Gila...
Johnson Fire – Update June 16, 2021 Released: 6/16/2021
Johnson Fire – Update June 16, 2021   Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 3 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM   Start Date:...
Johnson Fire Update June 14, 2021 Released: 6/14/2021
  JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM   Start Date: May 20, 2021      ...
Gila Forest fire adds nearly 20,000 acres over the weekend Released: 6/14/2021
   Gila Forest fire adds nearly 20,000 acres over the weekend Leah Romero Silver City Sun-News View Comments 0:16 1:08 SILVER CITY - The largest blaze so far in the Gila National...
Johnson Fire Update June 13 2021 Released: 6/13/2021
 Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NMStart Date: May 20, 2021 Size: 63,551 Cause:...
Fire activity increases across Southwestern Region Released: 6/11/2021
  Forest Service News Release Contact: Punky Moore SM.FS.SWpressoffice@usda.gov www.fs.usda.gov/r3   Fire activity increases across Southwestern Region Be prepared, stay informed ...
Available Camping on the Gila National Forest Released: 6/11/2021
   Available Camping on the Gila National Forest Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Silver City, NM. July 11, 2021.  Are you thinking about going camping on the Gila National Forest, but don’t know...
Johnson Fire Update - June 12 2021 Released: 6/11/2021
   Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM   Start Date: May 20, 2021      ...