Pine Lodge Fire First Report June 19, 2019

Incident Start Date: June 19, 2019  Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Size: 30 acres            Containment: 0%      Incident Type: Wildfire Fire Strategy: Full Suppression         Fuel Type: Grass, Pinyon-Juniper, Mixed Conifer  Assigned: 6 Engines, 1 Helicopter, 1 Wildland Fire Module. 1 Air Attack, 2 Single Engine Air Tankers (SEATs). Additional resources have been ordered. Total Personnel: 35

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Lone Mountain Fire Update

The Lone Mountain Fire is located about 6 miles north of White Oaks near Hogback Ridge on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest and is currently estimated at 5 acres. The fire is currently sheltered from the prevailing winds and therefore fire behavior is low intensity. In addition, temperatures dipped overnight, which calmed the fire. Temperatures today are expected to be moderate at 65 degrees with winds around 10-15 miles per hour. Higher humidity levels and possible rain are forecasted for later this week.  

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