Some info about the June, 2017 "Golden Fire" at the
bottom of Heartbreak Hill, at the BLM shooting range.
Here are photos........
..... by residents and a County firefighter.
Also screenshots from the Mad River Hotshots' 2017 video.
The County was all over it from the start,
and the Incident Commander called in a 4-engine (jet)
air tanker, a helicopter with bucket that was at Tijeras, and the
Mad River Hotshots plus other crews.
Unfortunately, a sawyer on the Santa Fe County Black Canyon Crew was
badly burned when his saw 'geysered'. May he heal well!
BLM Fire Report (6.5 Mb)
BLM Lessons Learned from the geysering accident.