BAER Specialists Complete Field Work, Begin Modeling & Analysis
Incident: Tres Lagunas Post-Fire Response Burned Area Emergency Response
Tres Lagunas BAER Update, 6-16-13
Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team specialists will spend their last day in the in the burn area assessing fire effects and potential for further damage in the event of heavy rains. A team of silviculturalists and soil scientists will be assessing Soldier Canyon today. The BAER hydrologists, archaeologists, and biologists have finished gathering data from the field and are in the process of modeling and analysis for their data and findings.
NOTE: Everyone near and downstream from the fire area should remain alert and stay updated on weather conditions that may result in heavy rains over the burn scar. Flash flooding may occur quickly during heavy rain events. Current weather and emergency notifications can be found at the National Weather Service, Albuquerque Office: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/abq/