#StatelineFire Burning in Three States | 1

Updated 3/11/2018 @ 2030 hours PDT

STATELINE FIRE 

INCIDENT SUMMARY

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A large wildfire is currently burning in multiple states with a total of 26,821 acres destroyed.  As of 2100 hours MDT (2000 hours PDT), 10,960 acres have burned in Colorado and now 10 acres in Oklahoma with the remaining in New Mexico (north of Clayton in Union County where it all began).

Ignition Details

The fire started on March 8, 2018, on private property but would quickly spread to nearby areas and now various States.

Containment Status

Fire crews have reached a 40% containment status.

FIRE FUELS

Fire fuels include pinyon, juniper, oak and grass.

RESOURCES

Fire Personnel

There are currently 140 personnel assigned and working on the fire line that represent multiple agencies.

Hand Crews

As of 1622 hours, the Mescalero Agency (BIA) dispatched a Type Initial Attack (IA) hand crew to this wildfire on March 10, 2018.

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Photo Credit | BIA – Forestry & Wildland Fire – Mescalero Agency

Air Asssets

The Multi Mission Aircraft (MMA) was dispatched (presser reported on March 11 @ 0845 hours) and on scene in Baca and Las Animas counties in the State of Colorado.

Photo Credit | CO Fire Prev & Control (CO State Fire)

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Hashtags

We are using the following hashtags for this fire #StatelineFire #NWwildfire2018 #OKwildfire2018  #COwildfire2018

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