Urgent Update (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

During burning operations this evening, the fire spotted across the fireline on the southeast side and established on South Mountain. Fire personnel are on scene evaluating containment options. Further updates as information becomes available. Effective 0600 Sunday, June 9, 2013, New Mexico Highway 4 will be closed at the junction of State Route 126 to the junction of State Route

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDATE - Saturday, June 8, 2013, 8 AM (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 Acres: 10,048 Cause: Human Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 40% Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 1,011 Terrain: steep, rugged NO PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Today’s Actions: Good progress was made yesterday on hand and dozer lines. Lines were constructed to tie in remaining active fire areas which include the northwest corner of Holy Ghost Canyon.

News Update 6/8 AM (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 18,527 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 40 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 25 crews, 49 engines, 23 water tenders, 2 dozers Total personnel: 1,092 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 4 helicopters Summary: Last night was another quiet night on the fire. No firing operations were conducted due to changes in atmospheric conditions.

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDATE - Friday, June 7, 2013, 10 p.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 Acres: 10,040 Cause: Human Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 40% Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 1,011 Terrain: steep, rugged NO PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Today’s Actions: Good progress was made on the fire today. Crews took advantage of increased moisture over the fire.

News Release 6/7 pm (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 18,300 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 40 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 25 crews, 49 engines, 23 water tenders, 2 dozers Total personnel: 1,092 Available air support: 2 air tankers, 5 helicopters Summary: Today crews continued mopping up and widening the containment line on the western edge of the fire near the adjoining communities. This section of the perimeter has continued to show major cooling down.

Public Meeting Scheduled (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

A public meeting has been scheduled for the Thompson Ridge Fire for Saturday, June 8, 2013, beginning at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Fire Station in Sierra los Pinos, New Mexico, located south of Highway 4 on FR 10. The Arizona Central West Zone team will be present to give an update on the fire. New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will be in

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDATE - Friday, June 7, 2013, 8 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 Acres: 10,048 Cause: downed power line Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 34% Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 973 Terrain: steep, rugged NO PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Today’s Actions: Today crews will take advantage of increased atmospheric moisture over the fire.

News Update AM 6/7/13 (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Acres: 14,430 Start date: May 31, 2013 Cause: Downed powerline Location: Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM Containment: 10 percent Fuels: Mixed conifer and Ponderosa pine Terrain: Steep, rugged Resources: 25 crews, 49 engines, 23 water tenders, 2 dozers Total personnel: 1,015 Available air support: 3 air tankers, 4 helicopters Summary: Overnight, the fire activity was quiet compared with previous nights. Work included securing the area around the Ranch Headquarters. Today, crews will continue to mopup and patrol the area around the Headquarters and the east side of the fire.

TRES LAGUNAS FIRE UPDATE - Thursday June 6, 2013, 10 p.m. (Tres Lagunas Fire Wildfire)

Fire Information: 505-757-2952 Media Contact: 505-757-2907 Information for this fire, including maps, can be found at: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3401 Acres: 10,040 Cause: downed power line Start Date: May 30, 2013 Containment: 34 Location: 10 miles North of Pecos, NM Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 973 Terrain: steep, rugged NO PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Today’s Actions: Crews took advantage of yesterday’s wet weather and continued to construct direct hand lines and dozer lines to the most active fire areas which include the Northwest corner of Holy Ghost Canyon.

Public Advisory (Thompson Ridge Fire Wildfire)

Public Advisory We would like to encourage everyone to limit activity and travel on Highway 4 from Jemez Springs to Los Alamos and Highway 126 to Cuba due to heavy fire traffic in and around the Thompson Ridge Fire. Heavy police presence from the Sandoval County Sheriff's Department and New Mexico State Police Department will be in the area to monitor traffic. For more information regarding the fire please visit www.inciweb.org or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ThompsonRdgFire .

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