Jaroso Fire Update - June 18, 2013 9:00 Am
Incident: Jaroso Fire Wildfire
Date Reported: 06/10/2013
Location: Espanola Ranger District within the Pecos
Number of Personnel: 20
Wilderness, approx. 6 miles southeast of Borrego
Equipment: No ground equipment at this time.
Aircraft: 2 helicopters
Size: 3,546 acres
Injuries to Date: None
Percent Contained: 0%
The U.S. Forest Service, Atlanta National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) has assumed command of the Jaroso Fire. The NIMO team is also managing the Tres Lagunas suppression and BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) efforts, as well as, the Thompson Ridge BAER efforts.
The NIMO team is implementing the Jaroso Fire Long Term Assessment.
Future fire updates will be posted every morning. Evening updates will no longer be posted unless fire activity changes significantly.
Santa Fe National Forest Fire Restrictions and Closures:
Today’s Planned Activities:
Today’s fire activity should be low or moderate. The fire continues to burn in heavy pockets of fuel and through the Pecos blow down area. Fire operations personnel on the ground will continue scouting around the fire perimeter and aircraft will provide aerial surveillance of the fire. Hot spots have been identified near the perimeter of the fire and aerial resources will assess the opportunity to use water during today’s operations. The expected weather today is sunny and dry, with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms. The forecasted weather for tomorrow is sunny and much drier with red flag winds. The fire continues to burn in an area that is inaccessible and dangerous to firefighters.