Labor Day Fire – Socorro County – 4:30 p.m, 09/01/17

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Forestry Division has a report of a new fire start near Bernardo, NM, in Socorro County.  The “Labor Day Fire” is estimated at 25-30 acres Northeast of the Bernardo Wildlife Area and burning on both sides of Highway 60 on private land in the bosque.  It is threatening the New Mexico Boys Ranch and other structures located about a mile away.  There are no evacuations at this time. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and will remain under investigation.
Wendy Mason

Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator

NM State Forestry Division | Energy Minerals & Natural Resources Dept.

1220 S. St. Francis Drive | Room 112 |Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 476-3209 (o) | (505) 690-8210 (c) | (505) 476-3220 (fx)

 

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