Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 20, 2021

The Lampbright Fire is located on private land north of Highway 152 near Mimbres. The fire is estimated at 20 acres, and 0% contained. Structures are located one mile east of of the fire, but there is no immediate threat or evacuations at this time. Firefighters are scouting safe areas to engage the fire. Water drops from a Type 3 helicopter helped to moderate fire behavior allowing crews to work on securing containment lines. Lightning started the Lampbright Fire just after 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. Multiple local and federal resources are on the scene. Additional personnel from the Forestry Division are en route.

Start Date & Time:  6/20/21 @ 1510

Start Location: North of Highway 152, near Mimbres, Grant County

Latitude:  32 deg 50.023 min

Longitude:  107 deg 59.547 min

Cause of Fire:  lightning

Area Vegetation:  pinon/juniper and grass

Acres Burned:  20

Ownership(s): Private

Structures Threatened: Yes

Structures Burned: No

Evacuations (Y or N & #): N

Media contact:

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department – Forestry Division

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