SFNF Issues Closure Order for Cajete Fire Burn Area (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

SFNF Issues Closure Order for Cajete Fire Burn Area SANTA FE, NM – June 20, 2017 – For Immediate Release. The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order for the approximately 1,400 acres on the Jemez Ranger District burned by the Cajete Fire.

Community Meeting Tonight (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

A community meeting will be held tonight at Jemez Mountain Baptist Church in La Cueva at 6pm.

Cajete Fire Update June 20, 2017 (Cajete Fire Wildfire)

Cajete Fire Update June 20, 2017, 8:00 a.m.

Cajete Fire Burn Area Closed to the Public until July 31

This includes a pretty good map of the area that is closed:​

http://www.jemezpost.com/2017/06/20/cajete-fire-burn-area-closed-to-the-...

Closure Map for those without Facebook

SFNF Issues Closure Order for Cajete Fire Burn Area

SFNF Issues Closure Order for Cajete Fire Burn Area

SANTA FE, NM – June 20, 2017 – For Immediate Release. The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order for the approximately 1,400 acres on the Jemez Ranger District burned by the Cajete Fire. The restricted area includes:

· all lands, roads and trails within the fire perimeter (depicted on the closure map),

· Trail #137 between the last bridge coming from the Las Conchas Trailhead (before the trail ascends) and the East Fork Trailhead, and

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.

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