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Pueblano Ruins Fire Press Release

June 28, 2014; 9:00AM

The fire located on Philmont Scout Ranch property has been fully contained. A mop-up crew is onsite today ensuring that the remaining hot spots are dead-out.


June 27, 2014; 4:30PM

The fire located on Philmont Scout Ranch property has now grown to 7-10 acres. All crews in the area have been accounted for and rerouted away from the affected area. The Philmont Fire Department has received assistance from Red River Fire Department as well as New Mexico State Forestry. A slurry dump took place this afternoon and another slurry dump is expected this evening. There are approximately 25 fire personnel on the fire.

Adjustments are being made to itineraries for any crews that would have been hiking through the area affected by the fire. Again, all crews in the area have been accounted for and rerouted away from the affected area.


June 27th, 10:30AM

There is a one acre fire near Pueblano Ruins trail camp and Wilson Mesa approximately one acre in size. Philmont Fire Department crews are on location and managing the fire. Crews in the area have been re-routed to other camps and the Philmont administration is watching the situation carefully.

 

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Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.