Lincoln National Forest – New Start – 1/21/2019, 16:25: Homestead Fire

Lincoln National Forest – New Start – Homestead Fire

Jurisdiction: Smokey Bear Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest

Date/Time Detected: 1/21/2019, 2:35pm

Location: Near FS Road 120A. NE of Ruidoso, NM

Firefighting Resources: Local, County and Forest Service resources are responding to the fire.

Size: 15-20 Acres

Cause: Unknown

Initial Status: The Homestead Fire was reported around 2:35 pm today near FS Road 120A. The fire originated on private land. Local, county and Forest Service resources are responding to the fire.  45 mph winds are pushing the fire to the west towards the Eagle Creek Subdivision. The fire is 15-20 acres. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. More information will be released in the future.

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