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Pino Fire Information - 3/29/14 - 9:45 pm - Corrected Acreage

 

Start Date & Time: 3/28/2014 @ approx. 15:40

Start Location: #1 Pino Road, west of Rio Grande between Socorro/Valencia County Line and Highway 346, closer to county line.
Cause of Fire: human, ditch burning - Citation was issued to landowner
Area Vegetation: grass, brush, salt cedar
Acres Burned: 198 acres
Ownership(s): Private
Structures Threatened: 5 to 6 residences/several hay barns - None are immediately threatened at this time.
Structures Burned: none reported
Evacuations (Y or N & #): none reported

Situation: Crews made good progress today (Saturday), stopping the forward progress of the fire on all sides. Crews will remain on the fire overnight patrolling the perimeter and monitoring containment lines. Some burnout operations may also be conducted ahead of Sunday's expected windy and dry weather. The fire is now 25% contained. Stuctures in the area are no longer immediately threatened.

% contained: 25%

Wind Direction: west
# of Personnel: 100+
# of Crews: 3 IWC Crew
# of Engines: 15
# of Bulldozers: 1-BLM
# of helicopters: 1-USFS
# of water tenders: 3

 

 

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