Update: La Cienega Fire – Santa Fe County – 05/23/20 – Final

The La Cienega fire burning in Santa Fe County is now 100% contained. According to the Santa Fe County Fire Department evacuations have been lifted in the Las Lagunitas subdivision in La Cienega. An estimated 10-15 acres have burned. Resources will continue to mop up hot spots and secure containment lines. Unburned interior fuels may continue to produce smoke throughout the evening. This will be the last notification for the La Cienega Fire unless there are significant changes.

Incident Name: La Cienega Fire

Start Date & Time: May 23, 2020 – 1616

Start Location: La Cienega near I-25, Santa Fe County

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Bosque pinon-juniper

Estimated Acres Burned: 10-15

Ownership(s):  State and Private

Structures Threatened: No

Structures Burned:  No

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division
wendy.mason@state.nm.us

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