Sardinas Canyon Fire


Incident #: CAF-457
Fire Start: 9 months ago
Location: 4.8 miles NW of Chacon, NM
Acres: 2,337
Agency: Taos Interagency Dispatch Center (NMTDC)
Dispatch Notes: Contained 8/13

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 1 day, 22 hours ago — The Sardinas Canyon Fire remains at 2,337 acres and 50% contained. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 organization on July 10. Due to steep and inaccessible terrain, the northeast portion of the fire perimeter will not be fully contained until substantial rainfall occurs over the fire area. Crews will continue to monitor the fire. For more information please contact the Carson National Forest Supervisors Office at (575)


Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 575-758-6200
Fire Unit Information
Carson National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571

Basic Information

Human, Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Sunday June 24th, 2018 approx. 02:09 PM
Sardinas Canyon, 18 miles southeast of Taos, adjacent to Forest Road 442
36.197 latitude, -105.454 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
2,337 Acres
% Contained
Fuels Involved
Timber (grass understory)