Mitchell Fire: 25,000 acres burned in Harding County
HARDING COUNTY, N.M. – Fire crews are working to contain the Mitchell Fire in northern New Mexico.
The Mitchell Fire has burned 25,000 acres east of Mosquero in Harding County and is 65% contained.
Fire managers say no structures are threatened and there are no evacuations at this time.
The fire was first reported at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, off of NM Highway 39 near mile marker 42.
Cause of Fire: Under investigation
Area Vegetation: Grass, pinion-juniper
Estimated Acres Burned: 25,000
Structures Threatened: No
Structures Burned: No