UPDATE: Arena Canyon Fire – San Juan County – 05/27/18 – 5:45 p.m.

This fire in San Juan County is now 40% contained.  The fire has burned an estimated 128 acres of private and BLM land.  Evacuations have been lifted and Highway 511 is open.  The Cottonwood Day Use Area at Navajo Lake State Park will remain closed for use as the Type 3 Incident Command Post for the duration of this fire.

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: 40%
Fuels: Pinion – Juniper
Ownership: Private & BLM

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
New Mexico State Forestry

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