Long Fire 100 Percent Contained

Jun 23, 2013

Lincoln National Forest - LONG FIRE

FINAL Fire Update:  6/23/13 – 9:00 pm

This will be the LAST Fire Update for the LONG FIRE.  Updates will resume if there is a significant change to report.


Detected - Date and Time:  6/22/13 – 12:14 pm

Latitude:  32, 40, 30.73

Longitude:  105, 38, 5.29

Legal Description:  T19S, R13E, Sec 8

Location:  6 miles east of Timberon, NM near the Carrisa Lookout

Cause of Fire: Lightning

Area Vegetation:  Mixed conifer, ponderosa pine and grass

Acres Burned:  1.07 acres

Jurisdiction:  Lincoln National Forest

Percent contained:  100% as of 10:30 pm on June 22

Firefighting resources assigned:  As of 4:48 pm today (6/23), the IC reported no smokes or heat found in the fire area. All resources have been released from the fire, but will be returning to the scene to patrol the area for the next few days.

Structures Threatened:  None

Current Status:  Firefighters declared the fire 100% contained last night (June 22) at 10:30 pm. They stayed on scene through the night and continued mopping up today.  All firefighting resources were released around 5:00 pm today (6/23) and they returned to their stations. FS engines will be patrolling the Long Fire and surrounding area for the next few days.

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