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Las Conchas Fire 0% Contained ~ 60741 Acres at 11:30 a.m.

June 28, 2011

Las Conchas Fire Update

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2011, 11:30 am

Date Started: 1 p.m., 6/26/2011

Number of Personnel: Approximately 315. Resources include two hotshot crews and nine hand crews. An Area Command Team and an additional Type I Incident Management Team have been assigned to the fire.

Location: Approximately 12 miles southwest of Los Alamos off NM 4 at mile marker 35

Fuels: Mixed Conifer, Ponderosa Pine. Fuel moisture is extremely low.

Cause: Unknown – under investigation

Equipment: Five dozers and 13 engines

Size: 60,741 acres based on infrared data

Aircraft: Seven helicopters


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