Gurule
FIRE
2,360
acres
36 mi
NNW of Espanola, NM
90%
containment
CONTROLLED
Last Updated: 5 months ago
Incident #: NM-CAF-000148
Fire Start: Friday, June 7, 2019 5:03 PM MDT
Dispatch Notes: Controlled 7/19/2019

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 6 months ago

Low to moderate fire behavior is expected to remain well within the interior of the containment lines. Firefighters will continue to patrol and monitor containment lines around the perimeter of the fire.

This will be the final update for the Gurule Fire from the Incident Management Team. The Gurule Fire will transition from the Type 3 Organization to a lower complexity Type 4 Organization tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. The Carson National Forest will provide additional information if significant activity occurs.

Incident Commander Jamie Long, on behalf of his entire team, would like to extend sincere thanks for the cooperation, patience, and gracious welcome we experienced in your communities while assigned to this wildfire.

If you have any questions please contact the El Rito Ranger District at, 575-581-4554.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Friday June 07th, 2019 approx. 04:03 AM
Location:
10 miles northwest of El Rito, NM
Incident Commander:
Type 4
Incident Description:
Natural Caused Wildfire, Managed For Multiple Objectives.
Coordinates:
36.502, -106.269

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
30
Size (Acres):
2,360
Containment:
90%
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Grass Understory)
Significant Events:
Creeping, smoldering
Projected Incident Activity:
Fire activity will be minimal as Type 4 organization is in place.
Weather Concerns:
A warming trend will continue into Wednesday with higher temperature and lower humidity

Contact

Incident Contact
Information
Email: 2019.Gurule@firenet.gov
Phone: 575-224-6338
Hours: M-F 8-7 SS 8-7
Fire Unit Information
Carson National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Taos, NM 87571