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12/08/2016 10:22 AM | Nancy Carpenter

PLANNED IGNITION IN HONDO AREA TODAY - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 and Thursday, December 8, 2016.


Smoke is drifting west and north into the wilderness and is not impacting residential areas. Conditions are good for this type of burn.


Sandia Ranger District Fire Management Team is on the 'Go' today, Tuesday, Dec 6th and Thursday, Dec 8th.


Ignitions of slash piles will end around 2:30 to pm this afternoon and the same for Thursday.


The Hondo site is located approximately 1 mile west/southwest of Sandia Park.

Prescribed fires are planned in coordination with the New Mexico Department of Environmental Quality http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/ and every effort is made to minimize smoke impacts; however, smoke from prescribed fires is inevitable. Smoke sensitive individuals are encouraged to take precautionary measures. Information on air quality and protecting your health can be found on the New Mexico Department of Health website at https://nmtracking.org/fire

For additional information, please contact the Sandia Ranger District at 505-281-3304.




Nancy A Peterson<><

Forestry Tech-Recreation

US Forest Service

Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands

Sandia Ranger District

11776 Hwy. 337

Tijeras, NM 87059

p: 505-281-3304 x 118

f: 505-281-1176

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