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Tres Lagunas Fire Information

on May 30, 2013 - 9:52pm

EMNRD-FORESTRY News:

Incident Name: Tres Lagunas Fire

Start Date: May 30, 2013

Start Location: 10 miles north of Pecos, NM

Cause of Fire: Downed Powerline

Area Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine

Acres Burned: 500+

Ownership: Private

Structures Threatened: yes (unknown number)

Structures Burned: None

Evacuations (Y or N & #): yes, for structures north of the fire area – unknown number of structures

Situation: The fire is approximately one mile west of the Community of Tres Lagunas

Percent Contained: 0 percent

Temperature: 78

Relative Humidity: 24 percent

Wind Speeds: 24 MPH

Wind Direction: Out of the West

Condition of Fire: The Tres Lagunas Fire is considerably active and moving. It has jumped Highway 63. A type 3 incident management team has been ordered. Resources from several agencies are on scene and en route.

# of Engines: several on site and several on order

# of Bulldozers: 0

# of hand crews: 4 Crews on order

# of helicopters: 2

# of air tankers: 1

# of water tenders:

Total # of Personnel: 20 (with 80 on order)


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