Wildfire Incident Information
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100% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
18 mins, 15 secs ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 2:17 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-NMN5S-000114
Dispatch Notes
Resources on scene
Primary Fire Agency

New Mexico State Forestry Division — Capitan District

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 weeks ago

The Nogal Canyon Fire that started on April 12, 2022, burned 6 primary residences and 8 outbuildings. The fire was located about 12 miles west of Capitan, NM. Evacuations have now been lifted for this fire. The fire has burned 412 acres of grass, brush and trees. Firefighters continue to identify and put out hot spots on the fire. 

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Downed Power Line
Date of Origin
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:30 PM MDT
Location
Nogal Canyon & Pennsylvania Canyon. Eight miles northwest of Ruidoso, NM
Incident Commander
IMT 4
Coordinates
33.511, -105.747
Size (Acres)
412
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Pinon, Juniper, Ponderosa Pine
Significant Events
Minimal fire activity today

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Crews will continue to cold-trail and mop up around the fire's perimeter.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Gusty winds,and above normal temperatures and low relative humidity.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Media Line
Phone: 505-681-2837
Hours: Mon-Sun 8a-8p
Fire Unit Information
Lincoln National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3463 Las Palomas
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Dispatch Center Contact

Alamogordo Dispatch Center (NM-ADC)

Alamogordo, NM

575-437-2286

https://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/dc/nmadc/