Campbell Road Fire: 2,000 acres burned, evacuations possible

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UNION COUNTY, N.M. — The Campbell Road Fire started east of Des Moines off of Road 370 and Campbell Road in Union County Friday.

This wind-driven fire is very active and running in pinon-juniper, grass, and brush. The fire is estimated at 2,000 acres and 90% contained.

Structures are threatened, and evacuations are possible. The cause is under investigation.

Cause of Fire: Under investigation

Area Vegetation: Grass, brush, pinion-juniper

Estimated Acres Burned: 950

Ownership(s): Private

Structures Threatened: Yes

Structures Burned: No

Evacuations: Possible