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June 7th, 2018: Local Fire Update

//June 7th, 2018: Local Fire Update

June 7th, 2018: Local Fire Update

Three Fire Starts on Glenwood Ranger District — June 7, 2018

Juniper Fire

Location: Glenwood Ranger District, in the San Francisco Breaks. Legal Description T12S, R21W, Section 25.

Start Date: June 7, 2018 Size: ~10 acres
Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Piñon juniper and grass
Resources: Smoke Jumpers; air attack over the fire for assessment. Full suppression strategy Containment: 0%

Spring Fire

Location:  Glenwood Ranger District, approximately 5 miles NW of Alma, NM. Legal Description T10S, R21W, Section 31.

Start Date: June 7, 2018 Size: .1 acre
Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Piñon juniper and grass
Resources: FS Engines, Full suppression strategy Containment: 0%

Round Fire

Location:  Glenwood Ranger District, west of Alma, NM. Legal Description T10S, R21W, Section 27.

Start Date: June 7, 2018 Size: .1 acre
Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Piñon juniper and grass
Resources: Forest Service Engine. Full suppression strategy Containment: 0%

Summary:  These three fires are burning on National Forest Systems lands on the Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest. All three fires have crews in-route and are under full suppression strategy.

Smoke from fire rises up and away during the daytime, but in the evening smoke can pool back down in canyons, drainages, and basins. For information on air quality and protecting your health, and to find guidance on distances and visibility, please visit https://nmtracking.org/fire. Fire information can be found at nmfireinfo.com.

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 website at https://nmtracking.org/fire.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GilaNForest/ or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.

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