Trementina Canyon Fire – San Miguel County – 07/15/20

The Trementina Canyon Fire is located 6 miles north of Trementina, NM in San Miguel County. Lightning started this fire on Monday afternoon and it is now estimated at 1,000 acres. No structures are threatened. Today firefighters are mopping-up hot spots and securing containment lines. Fire activity is moderate with active burning of pinon-juniper within the interior. Approximately 90 personnel are working on this fire, including crews from the Forestry Division Returning Heroes Program, New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), USDA Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Village of Angel Fire, Trementina Volunteer Fire Department, Los Alamos Fire Department, and Bernalillo County Fire Department. Follow for continuing updates.

Incident Name: Trementina Canyon Fire

Start Date & Time: July 13, 2020 – 1445

Start Location: 6 miles north of Trementina, NM, San Miguel County 

Cause of Fire:  Lightning

Area Vegetation: Pinon-juniper, grass

Estimated Acres Burned: 1,000

Ownership(s):  State and private

Structures Threatened: NO

Structures Burned:  NO

Evacuations: NO

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division

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