Latest: Midnight Fire

  • Acreage — 4,896 acres
  • Containment — 98% (no change)
  • Total Personnel — 7 (was 45)
  • First Detected June 9
  • Location — 4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio Arriba County
  • Cause — Lightning
  • Fuels — Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush and grass

Containment has increased to 98%, from 69% just a few days ago. A recent map shows very little room for containment to grow and is mostly kept to the northern part of the fire.