Arroyo Fire – San Juan County – 07/03/19 – Final

The Arroyo Fire is now 100% contained. The fire is located on private land approximately 5 miles east of Bloomfield in San Juan County. Three residential structures, 30 vehicles, and at least 5 outbuildings were lost. The 7-acre fire was human-caused. This will be the final notification for the Arroyo Fire unless there are significant changes.

Start Date & Time: July 1, 2019 – 1530

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

Cause of Fire:  Human caused

Area Vegetation: Russian olive, salt cedar

Acres Burned: 7.4 acres

Containment: 100%

Ownership(s):  Private

Structures Threatened:  Yes

Structures Burned:  Yes, 2 mobile homes, RV, 30 vehicles

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division

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