UPDATE: Arena Canyon Fire – San Juan County – 05/26/18 – 5:30 p.m

This fire in San Juan County is now estimated at 128 acres and forward progress of the fire has been stopped.  Currently, there are 15 people that have been evacuated as a precaution according to the San Juan County Fire Chief.  The fire is located on private and BLM land, approximately 5 miles from the New Mexico/Colorado border near Highway 511 and west of Navajo Lake State Park.

Estimated Acres: 128
Start Date: May 25, 2018
Cause: Lightning
Location:  5 miles south of the New Mexico/Colorado border, near Highway 511, MM 25
Latitude:  36.920450
Longitude: -107.688117
Containment: 0%
Fuels: Pinion – Juniper
Ownership: Private & BLM

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
New Mexico State Forestry

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