Highway 116 Fire – Socorro County – 04/20/18 6:20 p.m.

A wildfire in Socorro County has shut down Highway 116, one mile north of Bernardo, NM.  The fire began around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon and is currently threatening 10 to 15 homes and some railroad tracks in the area.  The fire is estimated at 30 acres.  Multiple resources from NM State Forestry and local fire departments are working to suppress this fire.  New information will be posted to NMFireInfo.com once it becomes available.


Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division


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