Terrain Satellite
East Well
FIRE
632
acres
16 mi
SSE of Abo, NM
80%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
17 mins, 33 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NMN3S-000585
Fire Start:
Friday, August 21, 2020 12:24 AM MDT
Fire Unit:
New Mexico State Forestry Division — Socorro District
Resources:
CONTAIN: 09/04/20 1700

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the East Well Fire

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.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 20th, 2020 approx. 11:30 PM
Location:
Near Claunch, NM, Socorro County, 20 miles south of Mountainair, NM
Coordinates:
34.234, -106.253

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
30
Size (Acres):
634
Containment:
80%
Fuels Involved:
Pinon, juniper, grass

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Secure containment lines, mop-up hot spots

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Gusting winds, low relative humidity, high temperatures

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Wendy Mason
Email: wendy.mason@state.nm.us
Phone: 505-690-8210
Hours: M-F 8-5 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Socorro District
1701 Enterprise St. Socorro New Mexico 87801
Socorro, NM 87801

Dispatch Contact

Albuquerque Interagency Dispatch Center | Albuquerque, NM
Phone: 505-346-2660
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/dc/nmabc/index.htm