Lampbright Fire – Grant County – June 23, 2021

The Lampbright Fire has reached 60% containment. The 42-acre fire is burning on private land west of west of Mimbres in Grant County. Crews continue to make good progress and will patrol and mop up interior hot spots in the coming days. Structures are within one mile of the fire area. Fuels include pinon-juniper and grass. Lightning started the Lampbright Fire on June 20, 2021.

Smoke is minimal at this time. Individuals sensitive to wildfire smoke should take precautions and use the New Mexico Department of Health 5-3-1 Visibility Method to determine if it’s safe to be outside. Learn more at

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

Media contact:

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

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