Acres: 12,400 Start Date: May 22, 2018
Cause: Under investigation Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF
Containment: 0% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory)
Total personnel: 480
General Information: The Buzzard Fire continues to burn in steep, rugged country north of Eagle Peak Lookout on the Reserve Ranger District of the Gila National Forest. The fire is spreading, mostly toward the northeast and south, and is now mapped at over 12,400 acres. A red flag warning has been issued over the fire area for the weekend and crews are conducting burn out operations in advance of the main portion of the fire to prepare for possible extreme fire behavior.
ARENA CANYON FIRE - 05/25/2018
Estimated Acres: 180+
Start Date: May 25, 2018
Location: 5 miles south of the New Mexico/Colorado border, near Highway 511, MM 25
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 110
Southwest Mountains/gila Nf/apache Nf/glz-
614 PM MDT Fri May 25 2018
Red Flag Warning In Effect From 1 Pm To 7 Pm Mdt Saturday For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidity For Fire Weather Zone 110...
The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MDT Saturday.
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 110.
* WIND...Southwest around 20 mph.
* HUMIDITY...5 to 7 percent.
* HIGHEST THREAT...is located across southern and central portions of Catron county in western New Mexico.
Photo and article by Hallie Richwine
The Silver Consolidated Schools Regular Board Meeting took place Monday, May 21, 2018 in the Silver Schools Administration Building. All members of the Board of Education as well as Superintendent Audie Brown attended.
The meeting opened to a packed boardroom, and the first item on the agenda was presenting the Excellence in Student Achievement Award. This year the Silver Consolidated School District Board of Education nominated teacher Kelly Lamb. Lamb has had a long career at Stout Elementary School and is an instrumental leader and mentor to many teachers.
Start Date: May 22, 2018
Cause: Under investigation
Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF
Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)
Total personnel: 290
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