Archive for June2011

Las Conchas Fire Now 70,000 Acres, Growth Stalled as Winds Abate (updated)

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Las Conchas fire command has to feel pretty good about the weather as they map out plans to control this 70,000 acre beast. Las Conchas incident command have placed containment at 3%. The fire has burned 12 homes.

Las Conchas Fire Threatening Los Alamos

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The Las Conchas Fire at 43,597 acres as per infrared data. The fire burned actively all day (yesterday) to the north/northeast. Running, crowning, and spotting up to a half a mile of the head of the fire. Zero containment.

Monument Fire – 40 Homes Destroyed; Army Post in Pre-Evacuation Mode

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One poster commented that her husband who works on the base said the “Post” is on pre-evacuation alert. This is unconfirmed but makes perfect sense considering the

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Wallow Fire Bearing Down On Luna New Mexico

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GeoMac mapping software shows the fire taking direct aim at the tiny New Mexico community. Winds in Luna are blowing at 7 mph with gusts to 20 mph from the w/nw. Relative humidity in Luna is at a remarkable 4% at this hour.

Wallow Fire Maps – 408,800 Acres, Pushes Into New Mexico

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The wind returns today and will push the fire to the northeast and east farther into New Mexico

Wallow Fire Enters Eagar

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You can see the columns of smoke in the background of the webcam screen capture below

Greer Arizona Overrun, Wallow Fire Closes in On 400,000 Acres

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Fire passed through the village of Greer last evening. Some structures were lost, owners are being notified, we have NO further news here but

Wallow Fire 311,000 Acres, Zero Containment, Command Disarray

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When you under man an incident of this size you are acceding to the will of the fire and asking more from the personnel on the ground than they can deliver

Breaking – Wallow Fire Descending On Springerville and Eagar AZ

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The screen capture below was shot at 4:45 local time from the Round Valley High School webcam in Springerville..

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