Terrain Satellite
Caja
FIRE
158
acres
7 mi
ENE of Cochiti Lake, NM
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
19 hours, 29 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7083
Fire Start:
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 PM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

Incident Photo for the Caja Fire

 The Caja Fire is burning on Colorado Peak on the Caja del Rio Plateau, Espanola Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 23rd, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Location:
Colorado Peak, Caja del Rio Plateau
Incident Commander:
Larry Martinez, Santa Fe NF
Coordinates:
35.669, -106.213

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
8
Size (Acres):
158
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday August 29th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved:
Primarily pinon-juniper

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Crews are monitoring the perimeter to make sure the lines are holding and the edges are cold.
Projected Incident Activity:
Crews will continue to monitor the Caja Fire

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
None

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Julie Anne Overton
Email: julieanne.overton@usda.gov
Phone: 505-414-6438
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
Fire Unit Information
Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508