Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/01/18

The Morris Creek Fire is estimated at 400 acres and 40% contained.  The lightning-caused fire is burning on private land 15 miles west of Miami, NM, south of Morris Creek Road, in Colfax County.  No structures are threatened.  Resources from multiple agencies are fighting this fire on the ground with additional support from aircraft.

Latitude: 36.364722
Longitude:  -105.084722
% Contained:
Structures Threatened: 0
Ownership(s): Private
Estimated Acres Burned: 

Smoke impacts in the event of a wildfire: If visibility becomes lower because of smoke, please visit the NM Department of Health’s smoke page for information on air quality:


Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
New Mexico State Forestry

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