What caused the Little Bear Fire?

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What caused the Little Bear Fire?

The Little Bear Fire was started by a lightning strike in the White Mountain Wilderness Area in south-central New Mexico on June 4, 2012; suppression activities were instigated by the Lincoln National Forest that afternoon. A preliminary fireline had been completed around the fire perimeter by the afternoon of the 8th.

What caused fire in Ruidoso NM?

There are other blazes in the state, including the smaller Nogal Canyon fire to the northwest of Ruidoso. That fire was caused by downed power lines, De Fries said, and has burned six homes and eight outbuildings. People have been ordered to leave the area.

When was the Little Bear Fire in Ruidoso NM?

June 4, 2012
The Little Bear Fire started on June 4, 2012 northwest of Ruidoso, New Mexico and was contained at four acres with a fireline around it during the first five days.

Did Ruidoso burn down?

RUIDOSO, N.M. — More than 6,000 acres were burned in Ruidoso as part of the McBride Fire and KOAT got an exclusive tour of the burn area. A Burned Area Emergency Response team, also known as BAER, is on the ground surveying the damage.

Are the fires in Ruidoso contained?

The Cienegita Fire, located approximately four miles northwest of the Village of Ruidoso, New Mexico, on the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation, remains at 37 acres. Crews and aerial resources made excellent progress over the past day bringing the fire’s total containment to 95%.

Is there a fire burning in Big Bear Lake?

Delamar Fire Update The fire is currently estimated at 15 acres, and is 98% contained. The “Delamar Fire” was located on Delamar Mountain, North of Big Bear Lake and the community of Fawnskin. All area roads and trails are now open.

Where is the peak fire in San Bernardino?

Waterman Canyon
“Peak Fire” Burns 35 Acres in Waterman Canyon, now 100% contained. Monday morning San Bernardino County Fire Crews were dispatched to a reported vegetation fire in the 2500 block of Old Waterman Canyon Road in North San Bernardino.

Is there a fire near Rancho Cucamonga?

Rancho Cucamonga Fire District There are no active fires burning in Rancho Cucamonga at this time.

Why did the Ruidoso fire start?

How did the fire in Ruidoso start?

Downed powerlines from high winds caused the Nogal Canyon Fire on Tuesday, April 12. The fire initially burned 100 acres which grew to 400 acres Tuesday into Wednesday. The Nogal Canyon Fire is burning on both sides of the canyon.

Where is the wildfires in New Mexico?

New Mexico2021 New Mexico wildfires / Location

Known as the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fire, the massive blaze has forced waves of evacuations from the outskirts of Las Vegas, N.M., a small city about an hour’s drive east of Santa Fe, and other mostly rural communities in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Is Los Alamos NM evacuating?

There are NO EVACUATIONS in Los Alamos County at this time.