Final Update: Oak Flat Fire

Contact(s): Patricia E. Johnson

Albuquerque, NM – April 8, 2021 - This will be the final news update. Fire management has advised that the Oak Flat Fire is 100% contained and will continue to patrol, monitor and mop up hotspots.


Start Date:  April 7, 2021 Approx. Start Time: 1500 Size: .4 acres      


Location:  Oak Flat area of the Sandia Ranger District, off Forest Service Road 602 on the Cibola National Forest.

Containment: 100%

Cause: Under investigation.

Vegetation: Pinyon, Juniper and Ponderosa Pine.

Resources on Scene: Small fire module, fire investigator, and prevention unit.



Sandia Ranger District: 505-281-3304

Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands Supervisor’s Office: 505-346-3900