267 Fire – Roosevelt County – 04/10/19 – 4:25 p.m.

The “267 Fire” in Roosevelt County has forced evacuations in the area of Floyd, NM. At least 2 homes have been lost and road closures are in place due to poor visibility from smoke and dust. Resources with State Forestry and local firefighters are making good progress. Wind gusts are reported at 50 miles per hour. The fire began this afternoon on private land. The cause and acreage are still being determined at this time. #NMFire

Incident Name: “267 Fire”

Start Date & Time: March 10, 2019 – 1545

Start Location: Roosevelt County, Floyd, NM area

Cause of Fire:  Unknown

Area Vegetation: Grass

Acres Burned: Unknown

Ownership(s):  Private

Structures Threatened:  Yes

Structures Burned:  Yes 2+

Evacuations (Y or N): Y

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & 
Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division
Wendy.Mason@state.nm.us

 

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