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We’re excited to welcome your friends and family here to our wonderful mountain community in the heart of the southern Rockies of northern New Mexico. At 8,500 feet, our winters are action-packed and snow-filled and our summers refreshingly cool.

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Pile Burns Planned across the Carson National Forest

Fire managers on the Carson National Forest plan to conduct pile burns on the Camino Real and Tres Piedras Ranger Districts sometime between November 2018 and February 2019 as conditions allow.

These piles are composed of dry vegetation called slash, such as tree tops, limbs, branches, brush, and other cut miscellaneous materials. The slash is created from previous thinning and associated fuelwood removal activities. The purpose is to reduce the threat of high severity, high intensity wildfire to the public, adjacent private property and natural resources in the Wildland Urban Interface area that surrounds the communities.

Fire managers burn the piles during safe burning conditions, generally after a snowfall or significant rain event. These prescribed burns are managed with firefighter and public safety as the first priority.

The planned treatment areas are:
East La Jara Piles - The unit is 25 acres located off State Highway 64 and State Highway 434, west of Taos Pines, and 2 miles northwest of Angel Fire.
Ojo Sarco Piles - The unit is approximately 150 acres and is located off State Highway 76, south of Ojo Sarco.
Tio Gordito Piles - The unit is approximately 25 acres and is located 6 miles south of Tres Piedras.

Pile burn operations require moisture in the surrounding vegetation and as such typically produce lighter smoke than a prescribed broadcast burn. Information on air quality and protecting your health using the 5-3-1 visibility method can be found online at the New Mexico Department of Health’s website at

For more information about these prescribed burns visit the Carson National Forest webpage

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From the Angel Fire Fire/EMS Department

SAFETY INFORMATION FOR VISITORS     Thank you for visiting the Village of Angel Fire. We would like to provide you with a few tips to help with your stay here.     1)     MEDICAL EMERGENCIES; In the event of an Emergency, please Dial 911. We provide Fire and Emergency Medical Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are renting accommodations, please be able to tell the dispatcher your Address and Unit#  (especially if you are staying in a condominium). If you feel that you do not need an Ambulance, but are not feeling well, call us anyway. We will be happy to help guide you to the closest medical facility.   2)     FIREPLACE ASHES;  Each year, The Angel Fire Fire Department responds to fires that are caused by improper disposal of hot coals or ashes from fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, grills or mobile fireplaces designed for use on decks or patios.    Coals and ashes from fires can remain hot enough to start a fire for many days after you believe the fire is out. The exact amount of time for complete extinguishment and cooling depends on many factors such as how hot the fi... FULL STORY >
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