Adobe
FIRE
124
acres
44.7 mi
WNW of Elephant Butte, NM
60%
containment
UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Incident #: NM-GNF-000435
Fire Start: Friday, August 2, 2019 4:35 PM MDT
Dispatch Notes: So #65, do #7

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 4 days ago

The lightning-caused Adobe Fire, reported Saturday, August 3, is approximately 125 acres, burning on National Forest System lands, Sierra County, NM. This fire lies just east of the private property, Los Adobe Ranch; and three miles south of an El Paso Electric powerline. It is burning in grass and ponderosa pine. This fire is visible from Winston, NM. With predicted weather, values, fire growth potential a decision has been made to manage this fire and allow fire to play its natural role on the landscape.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Friday August 02nd, 2019 approx. 04:30 PM
Location:
20 miles east northeast of the Beaverhead Work Center
Incident Commander:
D. Roper, ICT4
Coordinates:
33.538, -107.876

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
9
Size (Acres):
124
Containment:
60%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday August 10th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (grass and understory)
Significant Events:
Minimal, smoldering, creeping.
Projected Incident Activity:
No movement expected

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Significant thunderstorms may be within the area of the incident.

Contact

Incident Contact
Marta Call
Email: marta.call@usda.gov
Phone: 575-388-8211
Hours: M-F 8-430; S 10-2
Fire Unit Information
Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061