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SFNF: Wildhorse Fire Update

on July 11, 2018 - 7:49am
SFNF Wildhorse Fire Update:
Start Date: July 8
Cause: Lightning
Size: 7 acres
Location: Chama Wilderness Area of the Coyote Ranger District - Santa Fe National Forest
Containment: 0%
Fuel: ponderosa pine, pinyon, oak brush and grass
Weather: Cloudy and rainy
Situation: Minimal fire behavior. Resources pulled from fire due to incoming weather - heavy rains and lightning. Smoke is visible from Llaves, Gallina, Abiquiu from highway 112, and roads 96, 84, 8, 151, 6, 7 and 77.
Smoke/Air Quality: Smoke impact to local communities at this time is low, however, smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory or heart disease should be prepared to exercise precautionary measures. Information on air quality and protecting your health can be found online at the New Mexico Department of Health’s website at
Fire Information: Fire updates are posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at and on Twitter @SantaFeNF and
For more information, contact the Coyote Ranger District at 575.638.5526.