Wilson Mesa Fire – Colfax County – 07/21/20

The Wilson Mesa Fire is located in the Elliott Barker Wildlife Area, 14 miles northwest of Cimarron, NM, in Colfax County. The fire is currently estimated at 155 acres with GPS mapping. No structures are threatened. More than 40 firefighters are working to construct containment lines and stop the forward progress of this fire. Lightning started the Wilson Mesa Fire late Monday afternoon (07/20). Follow nmfireinfo.com for continuing updates.

Incident Name: Wilson Mesa Fire

Start Date & Time: July 20, 2020 – 1630

Start Location: 14 miles northwest of Cimarron, NM, Colfax County

Cause of Fire:  Lightning

Area Vegetation: Grass, ponderosa pine

Estimated Acres Burned: 155 acres with GPS mapping

Ownership(s):  State 

Structures Threatened: NO

Structures Burned:  NO

Evacuations: NO

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division

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