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

The Trementina Canyon Fire located 6 miles north of Trementina, NM in San Miguel County is now 40% contained and estimated at 825 acres after new GPS mapping. One structure is threatened, but there are no evacuations at this time. The fire received some light precipitation yesterday (07/15), which has moderated fire behavior allowing firefighters to mop-up hot spots and improve containment. Smoke may be seen from the surrounding area. Follow for continuing updates.
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 with new GPS mapping

Ownership(s):  State and private

Structures Threatened: 1

Structures Burned:  NO

Evacuations: NO

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division

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