Pine Lodge
FIRE
15,044
acres
29.1 mi
NE of Ruidoso, NM
2 months
time burning
UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 5 days ago
Incident #: NM-LNF-000249
Fire Start: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:44 PM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

The Pine Lodge Fire started on June 19, 2019 on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest and burned approximately 15,000 acres. A Burned Area Emergency Response Team has assessing the burned area and made recommendations for road stabilization within the burned area, hazard signs for the roads, caution signs for trails intersecting the burned area, storm patrol and early detection of non-native invasive species of plants. Implementation of these recommendations began July 31, 2019 and will be on going throughout August.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown, Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Friday July 19th, 2019 approx. 01:45 PM
Location:
5 miles NW of Arabela, NM
Incident Commander:
Smokey Bear Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest
Incident Description:
Full Suppression
Coordinates:
33.624, -105.244
Size (Acres):
15,044
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday August 01st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Short Grass(1 foot), Closed Timber Litter, Timber (Litter and Understory). Primary carriers include grass, pinyon-juniper (PJ), and ponderosa pine litter. The 2004 Peppin Fire created heavy dead and down fuels at all elevations and in all fuel types.
Significant Events:
Fire Behavior: Minimal

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
n/a

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
None

Contact

Incident Contact
Lodge Fire Information
Phone: 575-208-4402
Hours: 8am-8pm daily
Fire Unit Information
Lincoln National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3463 Las Palomas
Alamogordo, NM 88310