** NEW ** WILDFIRE: Guadalupe Fire | Coronado NF [AZ/NM] | SitRep 1

The Coronado National Forest just released information on a new wildfire dubbed Guadalupe Firediscovered this morning around 1000 hours at 50 acres.

#FireImages Credit:  United States Forest Service

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The fire is located 30 miles East of the Douglas Ranger District located in Douglas, Arizona in the Coronado National Forest, located in Hildalgo County, New Mexico.

#FireImage Credit: US Forest Service

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Fire fuel is mostly grass and brush burning around the bottom of the Guadalupe Mountains.

At mid-day, the fire activity became somewhat active causing the fire to consume additional land and on the eastern flank moving to the northwest.

A Type 3 ICS team is in place.

Resources are currently 1 HOTshot crew, 1 initial attack crew, 2 engines and 1 air attack platform.

The cause of this fire is under investigation.

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