Jaroso Fire Update - June 22, 2013 9:00 AM
Incident: Jaroso Fire Wildfire
Date Reported: 06/10/2013
Number of Personnel: 24
Location: Espanola Ranger District within the Pecos Wilderness, approx. 6 miles southeast of Borrego
Equipment: No ground equipment at this time.
Aircraft: 2 helicopters
Size: 3,889 acres
Injuries to Date: None
Percent Contained: 0%
Command of the Jaroso Fire will be transferred back to the Santa Fe National Forest Today, June 22, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Santa Fe National Forest Fire Restrictions and Closures:
Note: The entire Pecos Wilderness is closed to all public entry for the protection of human health and safety.
Today’s Planned Activities:
The fire continues to burn on the west side in the Frijoles creek area near the blow down, in the northeast corner on a ridge near Rio Medio and on the south side around Horsethief Creek area, and there is minimal fire activity on the east side. The fire will continue to burn within the perimeter and smoke may be visible.
Today’s weather includes a FIRE WEATHER WATCH. There is a southwest flow pattern that continues to keep temperatures warm and relative humidity low. Southwest winds will be breezy and moderate throughout the day. There will be high clouds moving in from the west and likely little precipitation over the weekend.