Terrain Satellite
Bear
FIRE
832
acre
49.7 mi
SW of Magdalena, NM
11 months
total burn time
OUT
Last Updated:
9 months ago
Incident #:
NWCG-6434
Fire Start:
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:00 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 10 months ago

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.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Tuesday July 09th, 2019 approx. 05:00 PM
Location:
25 miles NW of Winston, NM
Incident Commander:
Type 5 IC
Coordinates:
33.576, -107.984

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
1
Size (Acres):
832
Containment:
95%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday August 10th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber, grass and understory, short grass
Significant Events:
Minimal smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue to monitor with Lookout Mountain lookout and district resources until declared out.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal growth

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Afternoon thunderstorms and precipitation will limit fire spread.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Marta Call
Email: marta.call@usda.gov
Phone: 575-388-8211
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