Sixty-Six Fire 100% Contained – Bernalillo County – Final

The Sixty-Six Fire, located east of Albuquerque in Carnuel, is 100% contained. The fire was first reported on June 16 at 5:30 p.m. off of I-40. One home, two outbuildings, and a power pole were burned or significantly damaged. The cause of the fire is under investigation. This will be the final notification for the Sixty-Six Fire.

Start Date & Time: 06/16/2022 1730

Start Location: Between I-40 and Route 66 in Carnuel, Bernalillo County

Latitude: 35.063900

Longitude: -106.45700

Cause of Fire:  Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Bosque type fuels, grass, ponderosa

Estimated Acres Burned: 26

Ownership(s): Private

Structures Threatened: N

Structures Burned: 3 – one home, 2 outbuildings

Evacuations: No

Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Dept. (EMNRD)
 Forestry Division

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