Trementina Canyon Fire – San Miguel County – 07/16/20 Evening Update

The Trementina Canyon Fire located 6 miles north of Trementina, NM in San Miguel County is now 50% contained and remains estimated at 825 acres. Structures are not threatened at this time. Firefighters will continue to secure fire lines and mop-up hot spots. Interior heat may produce smoke, but this will moderate with cooling evening temperatures. Friday (07/17), firefighters will work on the west and north sides of the fire to tie in containment lines. More than 60 personnel remain on the fire.

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: 825

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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