Sandia Ranger District – December 9, 2016 – The Hondo Planned Ignition is now in the finishing stages.
Assistant Fire Management Officer, Sunbear Vierra stated, “Smoke will continue rising in the Hondo Burn area. Duff is smoldering and will most likely continue to smolder and create smoke for several days.
Please DO NOT CALL 911 as firefighters will be monitoring the area over the weekend and into next week.”
Prescribed fires are planned in coordination with the New Mexico Department of Environmental Quality.
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<><
US Forest Service
Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands
Sandia Ranger District
11776 Hwy. 337
Tijeras, NM 87059
p: 505-281-3304 x 118