The lightning-caused Bear Fire is approximately 1,350 acres, burning on National Forest System lands in the Black Range Ranger District. This fire is approximately 25 miles northwest of Winston, NM. Minimal fire activity is occurring and is moderated by occasional precipitation.
Date of Origin:
Tuesday July 09th, 2019 approx. 05:00 PM
25 miles NW of Winston, NM
Type 5 IC
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday August 10th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber, grass and understory, short grass
Continue to monitor with Lookout Mountain lookout and district resources until declared out.
Projected Incident Activity:
Afternoon thunderstorms and precipitation will limit fire spread.
Hours: M-F 7-7; S-S 10-6
Fire Unit Information
Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061