Farm Camp Fire Update – Harding County – 06/12/20 – 2:30 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire in Harding County is now 75% contained. The fire near Mosquero, NM remains estimated at 17,000 acres. All containment lines held overnight and fire activity is minimal. Interior pockets of unburned fuels will continue to produce smoke. Today firefighters are working to secure and maintain containment lines while mopping up hot spots. Rough terrain in the nearby canyons is impacting ground operations. No structures are threatened.

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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