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Pueblano Fire Information - 6/27/14- on Philmont Scout Ranch

Situation: Crews are responding to a lightning caused fire on the Philmont Scout Ranch, located five miles north of Ute Park, in a canyon near Pueblano Campground. Earlier today, scouts at that location were relocated to a different camping area as a precaution. Three structures in the Pueblano Campground are threatened at this time, but there are no additional evacuations for other camping areas.  The fire is burning in grass and trees in an easterly direction, being pushed by high winds.

Incident Name: Pueblano

Start Date & Time: 6/27/2014 @ 0800

Start Location: 5 miles North of Ute Park, NM

Cause of Fire: Lightning

Area Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Pinon and Juniper

Acres Burned: 10-12 acres (estimate)

Ownership(s): Private

Structures Threatened:3 (Pueblano Camp)

Structures Burned:0

Evacuations (Y or N & #): Area boy scouts were relocated to different parts of the ranch as a precautionary measure.

% Contained: 0%

Temperature: 87

Relative Humidity:19

Wind Speeds: 10-15 gusting to 30 mph

Wind Direction: SW

# of Engines:4

# of Bulldozers:

# of hand crews: 2- (6 personnel from Philmont, 20 personnel from Red River)

# of air tankers: 1

# of water tenders:

Total # of Personnel: 33

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