Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 3:19:32 AM MDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
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Incident #
2023-NWCG-315993
FWAC Incident ID
55289383
Incident Name
Montoya and Blas Units, Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface Project Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 1:00 PM MST
(8 months ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, August 17, 2023 4:02 AM MDT
(11 months ago)
State
New Mexico
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
38.6 miles NNW of Espanola, NM
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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Canijlon Ranger District is planning to continue implementing the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface Project in fall 2023. 

Should weather and conditions align, potential plans for prescribed fire will be on two units. The 899-acre Montoya Unit is to the east of Canjilon, with some areas directly adjacent to private land. The 842-acre Blas Unit is south of Canjilon and east of Placita Garcia. 

Since 2011, staff and contractors have been thinning and applying prescribed fire around the communities, which are completely surrounded by Carson National Forest. Many adjacent private landowners have also been thinning on their properties.

(Map pinpoint location is general to the area only)

Last Updated
Mon, Sep 18, 2023 5:06 PM UTC
Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Coordinates
36.480555555556, -106.4375
Incident Map

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