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Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de los Casos Fire, burning on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at 180 acres and is 59% contained.
Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de Los Casos Fire, burning on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at 180 acres and is 50% contained.
Attached is the update along with a current map for the Ojo de Los Casos Fire, burning on Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest as well as on private land near the village of Chilili in the Manzano Mountains. The fire is currently mapped at 180 acres and is 38% contained.
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and New Mexico Fire Info www.nmfireinfo.com.
Ojo De Los Casos Fire Information
Location: Manzano Mountains Cause: Human Percent Contained: 1 0 %
Date Reported: 7/8/2020 Size: 180 acres Fuel: Ponderosa pine, Slash
Resources assigned: 1 Type 3 Incident Management Team, 3 Interagency Hotshot Crews, 6 Engines, 1 Air Attack, 3
Helicopters (Type 1, Type 2, Type 3), 2 Dozers, 1 Medical Screening Team, 1 Medical Decontamination Team, 1
Wildland Fire Module, and 2 Rapid Extraction Module.
Operations Map - Ojos de los Casos
Mountainair, NM, July 9, 2020, 7:30am – The Ojo De La Caso Fire is now estimated at approximately 90 acres with no containment. As fire activity slowed overnight, crews worked diligently to establish a line around a large section of the fire. Smoke from the fire will likely become more visible as the day heats up. Air resources will be used as available and necessary to contain this full suppression fire.
Mountainair, NM, July 8, 2020, 11pm – The Ojo De Los Casos Fire, burning on the north end of the Mountainair Ranger District was reported just before 6pm this evening.
Torrance County Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. R2020-20
Torrance County Road Department is nearing completion of the Heritage Road paving project in Moriarty, NM.
Torrance County Commission Meeting May 5, 2020 Certificate of Appreciation
ESTANCIA, NM - The Torrance County Commission has continued to hold open meetings in compliance with the Open Meetings Act throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The County has encouraged the public to attend these open meetings via alternative methods like listening on 88.7 KXNM radio, calling in on the County's teleconference bridge, and most recently via Zoom.
The County will continue to provide the public with the ability to attend virtually via Zoom, until further notice. You can find the Zoom access information by clicking on the meeting you would like to attend on the County's Calendar of Events.
ESTANCIA, NM – Torrance County Clerk, Treasurer, Assessor, and Administrative Offices will re-open to public this coming Monday, May 4th. “Given the few number of COVID-19 cases in Torrance County and the lack of community spread, we believe that we can re-open our administrative building, and do so safely”, said County Manager Wayne Johnson.
ESTANCIA, NM – Today, the Torrance County Commission approved a letter to Governor Lujan-Grisham urging her to begin opening small businesses in rural communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 shutdown orders.
Torrance County has organized a Zoom conference call with the New Mexico District Director of the Small Administration to answer questions regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
SANTA FE – New Mexico small businesses in financial distress due to the coronavirus crisis are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for loans made available under the federal stimulus bill.
The stimulus bill, or Cares Act, allocates $349 billion for loans to small businesses. But businesses have until only June 30 to access the money, and loans will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis.
“This money will go quickly, and New Mexico small businesses must act as soon as possible to obtain loans,” Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes said Saturday. “Many businesses struggling through this crisis need a financial bridge to help them survive and recover once this crisis eases.”
There are two loan programs for small businesses under the stimulus bill: the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and the Paycheck Protection Program.
ESTANCIA, NM – The Torrance County Commission will continue to hold its regularly scheduled meetings in April. The meetings will be open to the public, but the public is urged to abide by Governor Grisham’s public health order and stay home. The public will be able to attend via teleconference or listen to the live broadcast on 88.7 KXNM radio.
ESTANCIA, NM – Due to three confirmed cases in Torrance County, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has announced COVID-19 screening for residents. Those with internet access are encouraged to utilize NMDOH’s Should I be Tested screening tool between now and Wednesday April 1st, to determine their need for COVID-19 testing. After completion, if testing is recommended, residents should call 505-222-6530 to schedule an appointment for sample collection and testing.
3 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Torrance County
ESTANCIA, NM – Today the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) confirmed three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Torrance County. “With our close proximity to Albuquerque, it was only a matter of time before some of our residents were exposed to the virus,” said Commission Chair Ryan Schwebach. “We have been planning for this sad day since the first cases of Coronavirus were discovered in New Mexico and we have a strong partnership with the Department of Health and State Emergency Management”, Schwebach continued.
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For Immediate Release, Thursday March 12, 2020 Contact: Wayne Johnson 505.304.1603
Vaccination Calendar: https://vaccinenm.org/public-calendar.html
Vaccine Registration: https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/
NM DOH COVID-19 Updates: https://cv.nmhealth.org/
New Mexico Medicaid Portal: https://nmmedicaid.portal.conduent.com/static/covid.htm
CDC COVID-19 Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html