Fire Incident Summary | The Kerr Fire located 17 miles NE of Reserve, New Mexico started on May 1, 2017. Lightning ignited ponderosa pine, gamble oak and pinyon/juniper.
Acreage | Currently, the wildfire has scorched 2,765 acres.
Staffing | 45 personnel are assigned to this incident.
Equipment / Resources | There are currently 3 engines, 1 Type-1 crew and 1 Type-3 helicopter.
Fire Behavior | There has been minimal fire behavior since Saturday.
Containment Status | Fire crews have reached a 17% containment status.
Planned Activities | Crews are continuing to ignite unburned pockets on the interior and continue to let the fire burn naturally. Most heavy fuels have been already burned off.
Fire Images | Courtesy of Inciweb
Social Media | The hashtags for this fire we are using are #KerrFire #NMWildfires2017 #NM
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