No injuries have been reported. Members of the public are advised to avoid the area around the Winsor Ridge Fire. Smoke is likely to be visible in the Pecos Canyon area. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory problems or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures.
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order for recreation sites, Forest Service roads and trails, and areas within the Pecos Wilderness impacted by the Winsor Ridge Fire.
Fires In Coyote Ranger District & Jemez Extinguished Staff Report Sept. 27, 2016 SANTA FE ― Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest have completed operations on both the 329-acre 138 Fire on the Jemez Ranger District and the 700-acre Cuerno Fire on the Coyote Ranger District. Both the 138 and Cuerno Fires were lightning-caused and […]
SANTA FE ― Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct multiple prescribed burns across the forest between now and the end of the year. Any decision to burn will be dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts.
Heinrich Fights To Strengthen Wildfire Suppression Efforts; Fix Fire Budget WASHINGTON – During U.S. Senate Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining hearing, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) reportedly fought to strengthen wildfire suppression efforts, including hazardous fuel reduction and watershed restoration. He also emphasized the need for community engagement in […]