Wildfire Incident Information
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100% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
24 mins, 3 secs ago
Fire Start
Friday, April 22, 2022 5:07 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-NMN3S-000134
Dispatch Notes
Contianed 4/28/22 @ 1102 | Contain: 04/28/22 1102
Primary Fire Agency

New Mexico State Forestry Division — Socorro District

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the East Fire

Forty-five firefighters from the Gila National Forest responded to the East fire when it was reported on April 22 at 4:07 p.m. local time. It is located south of Hicks Cemetery near the town of Mimbres and Hwy 35. It initially started on private land but has moved quickly across and into the jurisdictional forest boundary. The fire is 183 acres and is 100% contained. Fire personnel will monitor and patrol the fire to ensure the fire stays within containment lines. 

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Friday, April 22, 2022 4:15 PM MDT
Location
South of Hicks Cemetery - Near Mimbres
Incident Commander
Matt Nelson
Coordinates
32.905, -108.001

Current Situation

Total Personnel
53
Size (Acres)
183
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Grass, Pinyon, and Juniper

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Containment Line Construction and Mop Up

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Winds of 15 - 25

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Andrew Mitchell
Phone: 626-759-6876
Fire Unit Information
Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061

Dispatch Center Contact

Silver City Interagency Dispatch Center (NM-SDC)

Silver City, NM

575-538-5371

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