Gov. Susana Martinez
Thompson Ridge Fire Update
The Thompson Ridge Fire started May 31, 2013. It is located on the Valles Caldera National Preserve about two miles northeast of La Cueva.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will be in attendance at a public meeting scheduled for the Thompson Ridge Fire at 4 p.m. today, Saturday, June 8. The meeting will be at the Fire Station in Sierra los Pinos, south of N.M. 4 on FR 10. The Arizona Central West Zone team will be present to give an update on the fire.
The fire is in steep rugged terrain and is burning mixed conifer and ponderosa pine. The Arizona Central West Zone Incident Management Team, led by Incident Commander Bea Day, assumed management responsibility for the fire Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Thompson Ridge Fire Basic Information
|Date of Origin||Friday May 31st, 2013 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||10 mi. N of Jemez, MN on Hwy 4|
|Incident Commander||Bea Day|
|Percent Contained||40 percent|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday June 10, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
Grass, Ponderosa, Mixed Conifer
Surface fire observed associated with firing operations. Backing fire observed on the southern portion of the fire. Isolated single torching observed interior.
Aerial interior ignitions completed on the north portion of the fire. Prep and contingency line completed on the south portion of the fire. Structure assessment and contingency planning for areas south of Hwy 4 continued.
Mop up and patrol will continue on the west, north, and east portions of the fire. Firing operations will begin in the evening to begin backing fire down the south side of Redondo Peak.
|Wind Conditions||12 G 25 mph W|