Mims Lake Fire Update – Sierra County – 06/20/20 – 9:20 a.m.

The Mims Lake Fire burning on private land (municipal) in Truth or Consequences, Sierra County is now estimated at 100 acres and 40% contained. No structures are threatened and there are no evacuations. Today, firefighters will be conducting burnout operations on the northwest portion of the lake south of the golf course, which will produce additional smoke. The cause is under investigation.

Incident Name: Mims Lake Fire

Start Date & Time: June 18, 2020 – 1600

Start Location: South side of Mims Lake, north side of Truth or Consequences/south side of the City of Elephant Butte

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Salt cedar, Russian olive, brush, grass

Estimated Acres Burned: 100

Ownership(s):  Private municipal

Structures Threatened: No

Structures Burned:  No

Evacuations: No

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division

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