14 Jun 2010, 9:01am
New Mexico
by admin

Tecolote Fire

Location: 15 mi WNW of Las Vegas, San Miguel Co, NM
Specific Location: Tecolote Ck, ~5 mi NW of Cabo Lucero, Santa Fe NF, Lat 35° 40´ 51″ Lon 105° 28´ 46″

Date of Origin: 06/11/2023
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 07/03/2023 2:30 pm
Personnel: 3
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $5,489,425 (no update)

Due to significant amount of precipitation fire is 100% contained. All resources except Road Grader and Finance will be demobed today.

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Situation as of 06/27/2010 4:00 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $5,489,425

Type 3 team transition to Type 4, local district in place.

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Situation as of 06/26/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $5,500,425

Forest closure has been modified, will remain in effect due to safety of firefighters and forest visitors. Fire is being managed by the District with Type 4 Organization. Low to no fire behavior. Continued rehab of all lines, seeding and straw placed in areas where there is a high potential for erosion.

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Situation as of 06/25/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 59
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $5,489,425

Fire will be turned backed to the District at 2000 hours today. Forest Closure has been modified, will remain in effect due to safety of firefighters and forest visitors. Crews and equipment are making good progress on direct and indirect line rehab. Both Type 1 Crews will be demobed and travel home on 6/26/2010.

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Situation as of 06/23/2010 3:45 pm
Personnel: 111
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $5,416,425

Type 3 organization in place managing fire. Forest closure still in effect. Incident provided crew to new IA start in district.

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Situation as of 06/22/2010 3:45 pm
Personnel: 111
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 70%

Costs to Date: $5,342,897

Type 3 organization has taken command of fire and Van Bruggen’s team has closed out with the Santa Fe Forest. Possible rain Thursday night through Friday night

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Situation as of 06/21/2010 5:30 pm
Personnel: 331
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 70%

Costs to Date: $5,032,230

Transition with Type III (Bryant). Many demobbing resources being reassigned to fires elsewhere in SW area.

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Situation as of 06/20/2010 4:00 pm
Personnel: 461
Size: 812 acres
Percent Contained: 70%

Costs to Date: $4,612,114

Burnout completed around north end of fire to strengthen hand line. Contingency lines completed. Hand and dozer lines have held for the fourth day of single digit RH, temps in the 80’s and near red flag winds. Transition to type 3 team planned on 6-21 2000.

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Situation as of 06/19/2010 7:00 pm
Personnel: 488
Size: 792 acres
Percent Contained: 50%

Costs to Date: $4,158,772

Contingency lines completed and direct fire line has been completed around fire but still needs to be burned out. Isolated and group tree torching throughout interior. Very active fire on burnout operations. Activity has increased daily for past 3 days due to low RH and continued high winds.

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Situation as of 06/18/2010 5:00 pm
Personnel: 592
Size: 777 acres
Percent Contained: 40%

Costs to Date: $3,537,458

Burnout and mop-up operations continue to secure portions of line. For the third consecutive day helicopter operations were ceased due to high winds. Fire tour was conducted for cooperators and Congressional Staff.

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Situation as of 06/17/2010 9:00 pm
Personnel: 563
Size: 758 acres
Percent Contained: 35%

Costs to Date: $2,938,649

Structures Threatened: 122 PRIM Structures Destroyed: NONE

For the second day, helicopters stopped operations in the early afternoon due to high winds. Progress was made on direct and indirect line. Crews worked a spot fire 1/2 mile outside the fire perimeter.

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Situation as of 06/16/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 550
Size: 717 acres (no update)
Percent Contained: 25%

Costs to Date: $2,222,855

Progress on building direct line during red flag conditions.

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Situation as of 06/15/2010 6:30 pm
Personnel: 415
Size: 717 acres (no update)
Percent Contained: 20%

Costs to Date: $1,474,713

Light precipitation received over the fire, no measurable amounts. Low to moderate fire behavior, smoldering.

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Situation as of 06/14/2010 6:00 pm
Personnel: 415
Size: 669 acres (no update)
Percent Contained: 10%

Costs to Date: $850,000

Direct line and indirect line construction on the south and southeast flanks. Area closures in effect.

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Situation as of 06/13/2010 7:45 pm
Personnel: not reported
Size: 669 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Spotting and active fire on all sides. Direct line will start tomorrow, with more indirect line being constructed. Van Bruggen`s Southwest Type 1 IMT assigned.

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