News Update 6/13 PM (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 24,000 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 75 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 15 crews, 35 engines, 29 water tenders, 5 dozers Total personnel: 833 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 5 helicopters Summary: Fire activity today was minimal due to increased humidity, light rainstorms and cooler temperature.

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDTE Thursday, June 13, 2013, 9 a.m. (Tres Lagunas Fire Wildfire)

Fire Information: 505-757-2952 Media Contact: 505-757-2907 Information for this fire, including maps and photos, can be found at: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3401 NO PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Acres: 10,282 Cause: Human Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 80% Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 596 Terrain: steep, rugged Today’s Actions: Mop up, backhauling of equipment, and fire line rehabilitation will continue today.

News Update 6/13 AM (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 23,946 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 60 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 16 crews, 42 engines, 33 water tenders, 5 dozers Total personnel: 885 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 6 helicopters Firefighters took advantage of favorable conditions to conduct burnout operations along the containment line on the southwest flank of the fire along Valles Caldera Road 02 (VC02). Aerial ignitions were initiated around 3:30 in the afternoon.

Jaroso Fire Update - June 12, 2013, 100 pm (Jaroso Fire Wildfire)

Fire Name: Jaroso Fire Time/Date Reported: June 10, 2013 at 1:45 pm Location: Espanola Ranger District within the Pecos Wilderness, approximately six miles southeast of Borrego Mesa; 10-12,000 ft. elevation Legal Description: T19N, R11E, Sec 1 Cause: Lightning Fuels: Fire is burning in mixed conifer, heavy dead and down fuels with pockets of bug-killed trees.

News Update 6/12 PM (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 22,900 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 60 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 16 crews, 42 engines, 33 water tenders, 5 dozers Total personnel: 885 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 6 helicopters Weather so often dictates what we do and how we do it. Today through the morning hours we received a nice cover of clouds, which helped to moderate our fire behavior. The columns and runs that were expected to start early did not materialize.

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDATE Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 9 a.m. (Tres Lagunas Fire Wildfire)

Fire Information: 505-757-2952 Media Contact: 505-757-2907 Information for this fire, including maps and photos, can be found at: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3401 PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT June 12, 6 pm in the Pecos High School Auditorium Acres: 10,237 Cause: Human Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 77% Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 660 Terrain: steep, rugged Today’s Actions: Mop up, backhauling of equipment, and rehabilitation of firelines will continue on all sides of the fire except for the east side.

Jaroso Fire Update - June 12, 2013, 10:30 am (Jaroso Fire Wildfire)

Fire Name: Jaroso Fire Time/Date Reported: June 10, 2013 at 1:45 pm Location: Espanola Ranger District within the Pecos Wilderness, approximately six miles southeast of Borrego Mesa; 10,000 ft. elevation Legal Description: T19N, R11E, Sec 1 Cause: Lightning Fuels: Fire is burning in mixed conifer, heavy dead and down fuels with pockets of bug-killed trees. It is burning in a 1300-acre area of downed timber caused by a wind event six years ago Size: Approx. 8,000 ac. The fire is being observed by air and the heavy smoke has made it difficult to determine the true size of the fire.

News Update 6/12 AM (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 22,852 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 50 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 20 crews, 48 engines, 34 water tenders, 6 dozers Total personnel: 991 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 6 helicopters Last night crews experienced minimal fire behavior through the night. The majority of activity involved patrolling on the northeast edge of the fire and continued mop up operations south towards the Headquarters District.

Fire Area Closures (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

All points of entry to the Valles Caldera National Preserve are closed to public access due to fire activity. The Fenton Lake State Park is also closed to the

Jaroso Fire Update - June 11, 2013, 9 p.m. (Jaroso Fire Wildfire)

Time/Date Reported: June 10, 2013 at 1:45 p.m. Location: Espanola Ranger District within the Pecos Wilderness, approximately six miles southeast of Borrego Mesa; 10,000 ft. elevation Legal Description: T19N, R11E, Sec 1 Cause: Lightning Fuels: Fire is burning in mixed conifer, heavy dead and down fuels with pockets of bug-killed trees. It is burning in a 1300-acre area of downed timber caused by a wind event six years ago. Size: Estimated 6,000 acres—a more accurate size will become available following the infrared mapping flight later tonight.

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