Moses Fire – McKinley County – 07/01/19 – FINAL

The Moses Fire, burning on the Marquez Wildlife Area in McKinley County, is now 100% contained. The fire started north of Laguna, NM on Thursday June 27, 2019 and burned approximately 95 acres. The cause is under investigation. This will be the final notification unless there are significant changes.

Start Date & Time: June 27, 2019 – 1300

Start Location: McKinley County, Marquez Wildlife Area

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Grass, oak, brush pinion juniper and ponderosa pine

Acres Burned: 95 acres

Containment: 100%

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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