The East Well Fire is located on state land east of Socorro, NM, and 20 miles south of Mountainair, NM in Socorro County. The fire is burning in pinion, juniper, and grass. No structures are threatened. Lightning started this fire just before 11:30 PM on August 20, 2020. Multiple resources are on the scene, including the Bureau of Land Management (BLM Socorro) USDA Forest Service (USFS) Mountainair Ranger District, Ruidoso Fire Department, McKinley County Fire Department, and Sandoval County Fire Department.
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 20th, 2020 approx. 11:30 PM
Near Claunch, NM, Socorro County, 20 miles south of Mountainair, NM
Pinon, juniper, grass
Secure containment lines, mop-up hot spots
Gusting winds, low relative humidity, high temperatures
Hours: M-F 8-5 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
1701 Enterprise St. Socorro New Mexico 87801
Socorro, NM 87801
Albuquerque Interagency Dispatch Center
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