Wilson Mesa Fire – Colfax County – 07/22/20

The Wilson Mesa Fire located in the Elliott Barker Wildlife Area northeast of Cimarron, NM is 60% contained and estimated at 155 acres. No structures are threatened. Light precipitation has moderated fire activity and all containment lines held overnight. Today, firefighters will continue to work on securing containment lines and mop-up hot spots. Follow nmfireinfo.com for continuing updates.

Incident Name: Wilson Mesa Fire

Start Date & Time: July 20, 2020 – 1630

Start Location: Northwest of Cimarron, NM, Colfax County

Latitude: 36.63286

Longitude: -105.12418

Cause of Fire:  Lightning

Area Vegetation: Grass, ponderosa pine

Estimated Acres Burned: 155

Ownership(s):  State 

Structures Threatened: NO

Structures Burned:  NO

Evacuations: NO

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
EMNRD Forestry Division

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