Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/10/20 – 10:40 a.m.

The Farm Camp Fire near Mosquero, NM in Harding County is currently 60% contained and estimated at 12,000 acres. All containment lines held overnight. Today (06/10), firefighters will work to complete closing the perimeter on the south and west sides of the fire. Winds have diminished to 15-20 miles per hour with temperatures in the mid 60’s. Evacuations were lifted Tuesday (06/09) for residents northwest of Mosquero and no structures are threatened at this time.

Incident Name: Farm Camp Fire

Start Date & Time: June 6, 2020 – 1800

Start Location: 5 miles west of Mosquero, NM, Highway 39 and Farm Camp Road, Harding County

Cause of Fire:  Lightning

Area Vegetation: Grass, pinon, juniper

Estimated Acres Burned: 12,000

Ownership(s):  Private

Structures Threatened: No

Structures Burned:  Yes, 1 unoccupied

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

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

 

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