Wildhorse Fire July 11

Release Date: Jul 11, 2018  

Start Date: July 8

Cause: Lightning

Size: 7 acres

Location: Chama Wilderness Area of the Santa Fe National Forest

Containment: 0%

Fuel: ponderosa pine, pinyon, oak brush and grass

Weather: Cloudy and rainy

Situation: Minimal fire behavior. Resources pulled from fire due to incoming weather - heavy rains and lightning. Smoke is visible from Llaves, Gallina, Abiquiu from highway 112, and roads 96, 84, 8, 151, 6, 7, and 77.

Smoke/Air Quality: Smoke impact to local communities at this time is low, however, smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory or heart disease should be prepared to exercise 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 Coyote Ranger District at (575) 638-5526.  

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