Apple Fire – Union County – 06/11/18

The Apple Fire is burning in New Mexico and Oklahoma.  It’s located 30 miles northeast of Clayton, NM in Union County.  The fire is estimated at 416 acres and is currently 70% contained in New Mexico.  No structures are threatened.  Fuels include ponderosa pine, piñon, juniper, brush, and grass.  This fire spread from Kenton, Oklahoma onto private land in Union County, NM on June 10, 2018.  The NM State Forestry Returning Heroes are assisting with suppression efforts on this fire.

Latitude: 36.86588
Longitude: -103.00653
% Contained: 
70% in New Mexico
Structures Threatened: 0
Ownership(s): Private
Estimated Acres Burned: 


Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
New Mexico State Forestry

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