Cajete Fire Update - June 20

Cajete Fire Update - June 20

Start Date: June 15, 2017 Cause: Abandoned campfire Size: 1,412 acres Containment: 87%
Vegetation: Mostly ponderosa pine with some mixed conifer and aspen on the north facing slopes.
Resources Assigned: 416 personnel – 3 Type 1 Crews, 7 Type 2 crews, 13 engines, 1 dozer, 3 water tenders, 3 Type 1 helicopters, 2 Type 2 helicopter, and 1 Type 3 helicopter

Cajete Fire Evening Update for June 19, 2017 (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

Start Date: June 15, 2017 Cause: Abandoned campfire Size: 1,412 acres Containment: 85% Vegetation: Mostly ponderosa pine with some mixed conifer and aspen on the north facing slopes. Resources Assigned: 416 personnel – 3 Type 1 Crews, 7 Type 2 crews, 13 engines, 1 dozer, 3 water tenders, 3 Type 1 helicopters, 1 Type 2 helicopter, and 1 Type 3 helicopter Current Situation: Today crews on the fireline observed minimal fire activity. Heavy dead and down timber continues to burn in the interior of fire.

All fireworks are prohibited in the National Forests (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

All fireworks are prohibited in the National Forests The Forest Service reminds residents, visitors and campers to Northern Michigan that all types of fireworks are prohibited on the Huron-Manistee National Forests.The prohibition on National Forest System lands remains in place. No fireworks or pyrotechnic device of any kind may be discharged anywhere within the National Forests, regardless of weather conditions or holidays.

Cajete Fire Morning update for June 19, 2017 (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

Location: The Cajete Fire is burning in the Jemez Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest, on both sides of NM Highway 4 along the southern boundary of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The fire started approximately one mile northeast of Vallecitos de los Indios (Sierra de los Pinos). The fire area runs along the East Fork of the Jemez River and is west of the 2011 Las Conchas Fire burn scar and southeast of the 2013 Thompson Ridge Fire burn scar.

County Update On Cajete Fire Evacuated Animals

Los Alamos County just issued an update on evacuation efforts for animals displaced by the Cajete Fire burning in the Jemez.

Cajete Fire Photos by Dave Ponton

Cajete Fire Evening Update for June 18, 2017 (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

Cajete Fire Update June 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. FIRE INFORMATION: 505.438.5300 Location: The Cajete Fire is burning in the Jemez Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest, on both sides of NM Highway 4 along the southern boundary of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The fire started approximately one mile northeast of Vallecitos de los Indios (Sierra de los Pinos). The fire area runs along the East Fork of the Jemez River and is west of the 2011 Las Conchas Fire burn scar and southeast of the 2013 Thompson Ridge Fire burn scar.

More Abandoned Campfires on the Santa Fe National Forest (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

More Abandoned Campfires on the Santa Fe NFas the Campfire-Caused Cajete Fire Continues to Burn SANTA FE, NM – June 18, 2017 – For Immediate Release. As more than 300 people continued to battle the 1,367-acre Cajete Fire that sparked last Thursday from an abandoned campfire, the already-overloaded fire team on the Santa Fe National Forest was forced to respond to more abandoned campfires today. As of 2 p.m., at least three had been reported to the dispatch center.

Cajete Fire Morning Update June 18, 2017 (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

Location: The fire is burning in the Jemez Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest, on both sides of NMHighway 4 along the southern boundary of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The Cajete Fire startedapproximately one mile northeast of Vallecitos de los Indios (Sierra de los Pinos).

The Cajete Fire Evening Update

Location: The Cajete Fire is burning in the Jemez Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest, on both sides of NM Highway 4 along the southern boundary of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The fire started approximately one mile northeast of Vallecitos de los Indios (Sierra de los Pinos). The fire area runs along the East Fork of the Jemez River and is west of the 2011 Las Conchas Fire burn scar and southeast of the 2013 Thompson Ridge Fire burn scar.

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