Arroyo Fire – San Juan County – 07/01/19

The Arroyo Fire is burning on private land, approximately 5 miles east of Bloomfield in San Juan County.  The fire has burned two mobile homes, multiple outbuildings and vehicles. Additional structures are threatened, but there are no evacuations at this time. The fire is currently estimated at 7 acres and 0% contained. Fuels include Russian olive and salt cedar. Multiple resources are fighting this fire and working to stop its forward progress. The cause is under investigation.

Start Date & Time: July 1, 2019 – 1530

Start Location: San Juan County, 5 miles east of Bloomfield

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Russian olive, salt cedar

Acres Burned: 7 acres

Ownership(s):  Private

Structures Threatened:  Yes

Structures Burned:  Yes, 2 mobile homes, multiple vehicles

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division

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