Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/11/20 – 4:45 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire west of Mosquero, NM in Harding County is now estimated at 17,000 acres and 65% contained. No structures are threatened. Fire activity increased today with strong winds and warmer temperatures. Firefighters are working to hold existing containment lines and add additional containment lines on the south end of the fire. The fire also remains active on the interior as it reaches unburned fuels. There are approximately 50 firefighters on the scene.

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: 17,000

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

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