Farm Camp Fire Final Update – Harding County – 06/14/20 – 2:30 p.m.

The Farm Camp Fire near Mosquero, NM in Harding County is currently 90% contained and estimated at 22,872 acres. The fire received some light rain last night and all containment lines are holding. Firefighters are working to secure containment lines and mop-up interior pockets of fuels, which may continue to produce smoke. Lighting started the fire one week ago on June 6, 2020. One unoccupied, abandoned home was lost in the fire. No structures are threatened. Most resources have been released from the fire. This will be the final update unless there are significant changes.

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: 22,872

Ownership(s):  Private

Structures Threatened: No

Structures Burned:  Yes, 1 unoccupied/abandoned home

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

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

 

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