BLM strengthens fire restrictions and suspends firewood sales for Albuquerque District’s Rio Puerco and Socorro Field Offices

Due to increased fire danger and prolonged drought, the BLM’s Albuquerque District has updated Fire Prevention Order # NMA00000-22-01 and suspended sale of all fuelwood permits. The updated fire prevention order stipulates that cutting or grinding metal, or using a welder, either arc or gas, or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame (hot work) […]

BLM strengthens fire restrictions and suspends firewood sales for Albuquerque District’s Rio Puerco and Socorro Field Offices

Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires, May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00AM Acres: 312,230 | Containment: 47% | Total personnel: 3,009 Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Under investigation | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass […]

Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires, May 27, 2022

Xbox Acquiring Activision is Going to Be Huge for Classic Call of Duty Games and Xbox Game Pass

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Activision Blizzard in what will amount to the largest acquisition in the history of the video game industry – assuming it goes through. There are still some hurdles that need to be cleared before Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is approved, but if it goes through…

Xbox Acquiring Activision is Going to Be Huge for Classic Call of Duty Games and Xbox Game Pass

Destiny 2 Glitch Allows For Infinite Legendary Shards

Destiny 2’s Season of the Haunted is being regarded as a great release for all the additions it brought, such as the new Leviathan patrol zone that players can explore or the Solar 3.0 update. Because there are plenty of new weapons to craft and materials to obtain to do so, Destiny 2 fans usually…

Destiny 2 Glitch Allows For Infinite Legendary Shards

Cerro Pelado Fire Daily Update Thursday, May 26, 2022

INCIDENT STATISTICS: Current Size: 45,605 Acres Current Containment: 92% Start Date: April 22, 2022 Cause: Unknown Total personnel: 434 WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR There will be warmer weather over the fire area today with sunny skies in the morning. There is zero percent chance of precipitation, and the maximum temperature will reach into the low […]

Cerro Pelado Fire Daily Update Thursday, May 26, 2022

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Implements Additional Fire Restrictions Due to Extreme Fire Danger 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 24, 2022 Contact: Laura Steele, Acting Chief Ranger, 575-236-1426, laura_steele@nps.gov CARLSBAD, New Mexico — Extreme fire danger continues to affect Carlsbad Caverns National Park. As a result, effective May 25, the following  additional restrictions are in effect: Closure of Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness Area and all backcountry areas to day use. This includes access to all permit […]

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Implements Additional Fire Restrictions Due to Extreme Fire Danger 

Amended Stage II Fire Restrictions for Gila National Forest – Effective May 24, 2022

Gila National Forest Amends Stage II Fire Restriction Order Silver City, NM, May 24—With the Gila National Forest experiencing a very active fire season during unprecedented drought conditions, forest leadership has taken steps to decrease the chances of additional human-caused wildfires.  The forest has amended the stage two fire restriction order, implemented initially on May […]

Amended Stage II Fire Restrictions for Gila National Forest – Effective May 24, 2022

Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires, May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00AM Acres:  312,057| Containment: 46% | Total personnel: 3,091 Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Under investigation | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: […]

Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires, May 26, 2022

Forest Service BAER Team Begins Post-Fire Assessment of Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires

BAER Information: 707-853-4243 FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF HERMITS PEAK AND CALF CANYON FIRES The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) has established a Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team to begin the assessment of National Forest System (NFS) lands impacted by the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires on the east side […]

Forest Service BAER Team Begins Post-Fire Assessment of Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires

Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires

Crabby Commentary wishes the best of luck on the courageous fire fighters battling the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire. Those people are heroes.

NM Fire Info

May 8, 2022, Daily Update, 09:00AM

Acres: 176,273 acres – Containment: 21% – Total personnel: 1,535 Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 Cause: Hermits Peak: spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: under investigation Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon – Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass

Highlights:A Red Flag Warning began yesterday, carried through the night, and continues today and into tonight. A High Wind Warning has also been issued through Monday, resulting in very active fire behavior in some areas. Leading up to this wind event, firefighters put in many control measures to stop and check the fire and continue to do so. These control features are holding in some areas, but the wind is testing them in others. The scooper planes and type 1 helicopters could fly longer than anticipated yesterday, which helped ground efforts. Today air resources…

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