Location: 6 miles east of Mogollon, NM, Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest
Start Date: June 10, 2018
Vegetation: Heavy logging slash, dead and down from 2012 Whitewater-Baldy Complex
Resources: One Type 3 helicopter, one Initial Attack crew
Size: ~ 400 acres
By Roger Lanse
Silver City police officers were dispatched to a welfare check near Denny’s at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11. According to Police Chief Freddy Portillo, when officers arrived they found a male with a possible gunshot wound to his left foot.
Portillo advised that the incident possibly occurred at 12th and Swan streets, however, they are still trying to gain the cooperation of the victim, whose name has not been released.
By Hallie Richwine
The City of Bayard Council Meeting on June 11, 2018 began at 2 p.m. after a short work session. Councilors Adrian Ortiz and Eloy Medina attended as well as Mayor Pro Tem Raul Villanueva and Mayor Chon Fierro.
There was no public input, so council moved directly to the consent agenda. After reviewing reports from the different departments in the municipality, council approved the attendance of Kristina Ortiz to Colonias Funding Training in Albuquerque in early July. This is a requirement for receiving the funding for well #3. Council also approved the attendance of Amanda Arrey to the Court Clerk Conference.
Council reviewed and ultimately accepted Resolution 17-2018, the increase of the property tax rate by 3 mil. They also accepted Resolution 18-2018 which declares the CDBG project for 2018 as the drainage improvements on Maple and Elm Streets.
Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team
Ricky Cox—Incident Commander
Control Line Construction Nearing Completion on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire
June 12, 2018 Daily Update
Acres: 43,009 Start Date: May 22, 2018
Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF)
Containment: 69% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory)
Total Personnel: 410
General Information: Firefighters are working diligently to complete control lines to tie together all control lines around the fire. Crews continue to monitor fire progression and conduct firing operations to secure control lines. Crews on the eastern portion of the fire are patrolling to look for remaining hot spots and secure control lines. Fire suppression repair and rehabilitation is ongoing.
Ute Park Fire - June 11, 2018 Evening Update -- FINAL
SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM #1
BEA DAY - INCIDENT COMMANDER
Ute Park Fire Management Will Transition to Type 3 Team on Tuesday
Acres: 36,740 acres (26,387 acres on Philmont Scout Ranch) Percent Containment: 92%
Start Date: May 31, 2018, 2:10pm Cause: Unknown, under investigation
Jurisdiction: NM State Fuels: Grass, Piñon Juniper, Mixed Conifer
Origin Location: Highway 64 in Ute Park, NM, between Eagle Nest Lake and Cimarron
Resources: 244 personnel, 4 crews, 2 helicopters, 8 engines and 4 water tenders
Location: Mile post 38 on US Hwy 180, north of Alma, NM, Glenwood Ranger District
Start Date: June 11, 2018
Cause: Under investigation
Resources: Engines responding
Size: ~ 25 acres
Incident Commander: B. Spivey, ICT4
Silver City NM, June 11, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest has issued Forest Order #06-18-009 Willow Fire Temporary Area Closure Order for firefighter and public safety.
All roads and trail interior the boundary described in the Forest Order and indicated on the attached map are closed with the exemption of:
Location: NE Corner of Willow Mountain, Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest
Start Date: June 10, 2018
Vegetation: old burn scar, heavy dead and down, some mixed conifer and ponderosa pine.
Resources: Initial Attack crew and Wildland Fire Use Module
Size: ~ 80 acres
Incident Commander: J. Hammer, ICT3, M. Cornwell, ICT3t
Summary: The Willow Fire, is burning on National Forest System lands, on Glenwood Ranger District in Catron County, NM. It is about 400 yards above Crest Trail #182 where it benches into a saddle, therefore Crest Trail #182 will be closed from Sandy Point to Trail #172 for public health and safety. More trails are being evaluated for closures, again for public health and safety.
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