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Magdalena Ranger District going into Stage I Fire Restrictions

Magdalena, NM; April 18, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire danger has increased to High across the Magdalena Ranger District, due to the recent hot and dry weather patterns across the region. 233 more words

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Lincoln National Forest - FINAL UPDATE for the Russia Fire (located about 6 miles south of Cloudcroft)

FINAL FIRE UPDATE – 04/18/18  4:00 pm – Firefighters held the Russia Fire and declared it 100% contained at 1:00 pm today (4/18/18).  The final size of the fire was one-quarter of an acre.  301 more words

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Scout Fire - FINAL UPDATE - 4/17/18 - 10:00 AM Update

SCOUT FIRE UPDATE – 4/17/18  10:00 am – The Scout Fire is now 75% contained at 16 acres.  The change in the number of acres (from what was originally reported) is due to more accurate mapping. 524 more words

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Oklahoma Wildfires Kill 2; Threat Nears Historic Level

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. 306 more words


Gila National Forest - Update on L-T West Prescribed Burn

Mimbres, NM, April 16, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The L-T West Prescribed Burn, on the Wilderness Ranger District, is staffed and in a monitor/patrol status. Currently, no further firing ignitions are planned. 258 more words

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Update on L-T West Prescribed Burn

Mimbres, NM, April 10, 2018—For Immediate Release.  Fire crews have completed the black-lining operations on the L-T West Prescribed Burn. Approximately 2,000 acres have burned. 323 more words

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Big Sur Trip

I was tired of the glare from Josh’s increasingly pasty skin burning my eyes. Before moving, he was working in a warehouse and I believe the repercussions from that work combined with some winter gloom left him paler with each passing day. 902 more words

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