Final Tres Lagunas Update Friday June 21, 2013 9:00 AM
Incident: Tres Lagunas Fire Wildfire
Start Date: 5/30/2013 Size: 10,219 acres Cause: Human Fuels: Timber Terrain: Steep/Rugged Containment: 90% Location:15 miles N. of Pecos,NM
Resources Committed: 94 personnel; 3-Type II crews, 5-Type VI Engines, 1 Dozers, 2 water tenders.
Summary: The containment remains at 90 percent. The resources remain on point to protect property. The crews continue to be vigilant about the steep terrain, rolling rocks, potential flash floods, and a drying trend this week. Mop up, backhauling of equipment, and fire line rehabilitation will continue today. Resources and equipment are gradually being demobilized.
Today’s Weather: Another Red Flag Warning is in effect for Friday. Wind gusts are increasing and will be erratic with no precipitation. Those conditions create a fire weather watch.
Transition: Fire is now being managed by a Type 4 Incident Management Team, under the local jurisdiction of the Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District. Todd Wood is the Incident Commander. The public is advised to contact the Pecos Ranger District at 505-757-6121, for information regarding the Tres Lagunas Fire. This is the last daily update for Tres Lagunas Fire.
Highway 63 at mile marker 14, nine miles north of the intersection NM50 and NM63. Highway 63 is open for resident’s access only.
The public is reminded that the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, including the Pecos Wilderness, is closed, due to extreme fire danger. No picnicking or camping.
The District closure pertains to all recreational uses (fishing, camping, hiking, etc.) including recreation resident leasees, or permittees on national forest land. For questions about the District closure, please call the Pecos Ranger District at 505-757-6121.
NM Game and Fish lands in the Pecos Canyon are closed to all recreational use. Residents are urged to drive slowly and use extreme caution.
Fire information: This is the last daily update for Tres Lagunas Fire. For information on the Tres Lagunas Fire, call the Pecos Ranger Station at 505-757-6121.
Maps and photos can be found at: www.inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3401
Post Response: For information on the Tres Lagunas Post-Fire Response, please visit Inciweb at: www.inciweb.nwcg.gov or call (505) 670-6072.