S of Albuquerque, NM
30 mins, 15 secs ago
Saturday, June 12, 2021 12:32 PM MDT
Primary Fire Agency
New Mexico State Forestry Division — Bernalillo District
Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago
The Cemetery Fire is located between Belen and Veguita off of NM Highway 346 in Valencia County. The fire is burning on both sides of the Rio Grande in bosque type fuels. No structures are threatened. Firefighters continue making good progress toward securing full containment. Numerous personnel are working to suppress the Cemetery Fire, including crews with the Forestry Division, Valencia County, Sandoval County, and City of Rio Rancho. The fire started June 12, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. The cause is under investigation.
Date of Origin:
Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:30 AM MDT
Forestry Division and Valencia County
Mop-up hot spots, clear hazard trees, secure containment lines.
Heat, low humidity, and severe drought conditions.
Fire Unit Information
5105 Santa Fe Hills Blvd. NE Rio Rancho New Mexico 87144
Rio Rancho, NM 87144