FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 375 Fire Update

Release Date: Jun 5, 2018  

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

375 Fire Update

Start Date: June 4

Cause: Lightning

Location: Pecos Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. West of Forest Road 375 and 1.5 miles east of the Glorieta Lookout.

Size: ½ acres

Containment: 100%

Fuel: Ponderosa pine and grass understory

Weather: Winds calm

Situation: As of 7:58 a.m. all lines held overnight with a few areas smoldering. Resources on scene include 4 fire crew members with 3 crew members enroute to help complete mop up operations.

Smoke/Air Quality: Local communities may be impacted by smoke because of prevailing winds. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures. Information on air quality and protecting your health can be found online at the New Mexico Department of Health’s website at https://nmtracking.org/fire.

Fire Information: Fire updates are posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at nmfireinfo.com and on Twitter @SantaFeNF and www.facebook.com/SantaFeNF.

For more information, contact the Santa Fe National Forest Public Affairs Office at (505) 438-5320.

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