Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 21, 2021

The Lampbright Fire, located on private land north of Highway 152 and west of Mimbres in Grant County, is currently estimated at 42 acres. The fire is smoldering with moderate activity and very little growth. Today crews will continue to mop up hot spots and establish and strengthen containment lines. Approximately 30 personnel from the Forestry Division and USDA Forest Service are working to suppress this fire. Lightning started Lampbright Fire on June 20, 2021. 

Start Date & Time:  6/20/21 @ 1510

Start Location: North of Highway 152, west of 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:  42

Ownership(s): Private

Structures Threatened: Yes

Structures Burned: No

Evacuations: No

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Media contact:

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

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