Start Date: May 22, 2018
Cause: Under investigation
Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF
Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory)
Total personnel: 451
At least two recruits who were interested in positions at the hospital got tired of waiting to find out what the ultimate outcome of the Grant County Commission's decision will be.
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees monthly meeting held on Friday, May 25, 2018, began with its customary safety moment.
Chief Quality Officer Tanya Carroccio said the hospital wants to continue to focus on staff safety, as well as patient safety.
Board Chairman Jeremiah Garcia agreed and said: "We have to protect our caregivers. We should never take anything for granted. It's important to protect everyone on our campus."
Silver City, NM, May 27, 2018—The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District has received a confirmed human-bear encounter that occurred early this morning in area of County Road 4-12/Gold Gulch Road/Forest Road 860 near the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST).
Diane Taliaferro, Silver City District Ranger, is asking that, if possible, all campers leave the area for their own protection. District staff are posting signs and putting up barriers in the area of the encounter for public safety. A temporary closure is in place for Forest Road 860/CR4-12 Gold Gulch Road.
All wildlife can be dangerous. When hiking/camping/recreating, there are a few precautions that you should take.
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.
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