Moses Fire – McKinley County – 06/27/19

The Moses Fire is located north of Laguna, NM in the Marquez Wildlife Area. No structures are threatened at this time. Values at risk include the state-owned Marquez Wildlife Area, Moses Spring and the Agua del Cañoncito in Moses Canyon. The fire is currently estimated at 15 acres and 0% contained. Multiple resources are fighting this fire, including State Forestry, USFS, BLM, and the Rio Rancho Fire Department. The cause is under investigation.

Start Date & Time: June 27, 2019 – 1300

Start Location: McKinley County, Marquez Wildlife Area

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Grass, brush

Acres Burned: 15 acres

Ownership(s):  State

Structures Threatened:  No 

Structures Burned:  No

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division


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