#HonditoFire | NM | New!


Incident Summary

A wildfire was sparked by lightning on May 15, 2017, on the Carson National Forest, about 4 miles SW of Tres Piedras and 2 miles N of Las Tablas and  located near Hondito Canyon adjacent to Forest Road 222. New Mexico.


U.S. Forest Service – Carson National Forest currently has been assigned to this incident.

Fire Conditions

Over 7200 acres of timber and brush have been scorched.  Fire behavior is minimal.  Firefighters will continue to monitor and secure the perimeter.  There is a 30% containment status.

Smoke Conditions

Smoke may still be seen from Tres Piedras, Taos, Questa, U.S. Highways 64 and 285.  For smoke-sensitive individuals, it is recommended that you stay indoors and close all doors and vents to keep smoke out.

Social Media

Hashtags being used are #HonditoFire #NMwildfires2017 #NM

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