Move to Higher Ground at First Sign of Rising Water
Submitted by Lincoln County Emergency Services 4:00 pm June 26, 2012 Isolated thunderstorms producing lightning and areas of heavy rain are possible this afternoon over Lincoln County. Flash flooding. more
The Pecos Zone Type III Incident Management Team will transition the fire back to the local Type 3 Incident Commander on Saturday, June 30th at 6:00 a.m. Buck Mountain Road continues to be closed due to the removal of hazard trees. The Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over the fire will continue to be in effect until Wednesday. Flooding is still a possibility along areas of Bonito Creek with thunderstorms and showers predicted for the next couple of days. When in an area that has been damaged, especially near drainages, if thunder cells build, rain is falling or imminent please immediately leave the area and seek higher ground for safety. Aviation resources are supporting the Horse Canyon Fire near Queen, NM.
For information concerning the fire and rehabilitation efforts please contact the following number: (575) 224-2237 (BAER).
|Date of Origin||Monday June 04th, 2012 approx. 03:00 PM|
|Location||White Mountain Wilderness|
Timber (grass and understory)
Creeping and smoldering in interior islands
Small amounts of moisture were recieved on the southern end of the fire.
Returned to District.
|Wind Conditions||18 mph SE|