Patterson
FIRE
987
acres
7.3 mi
E of Roswell, NM
90%
containment
ACTIVE
Fire Start: Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:54 PM MDT
Acres: 987
Location: 7.3 miles E of Roswell, NM
Resources: No known resources at this time.
Dispatch Notes: Containment 100%. Turning fire over to the district.

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential



Incident Overview Updated: 6 days ago

The Patterson Fire near Roswell, NM in Chaves County is now 90% contained and estimated at 987 acres. The threat to homes and Bottomless Lakes State Park has passed. Firefighters will continue to mop up and strengthen containment lines. Smoke may continue to be seen in the area.

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
14
Size (Acres):
987
Containment:
90%
Fuels Involved:
grass, brush
Weather Concerns:
Wind

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Thursday May 16th, 2019 approx. 07:00 PM
Location:
Approximately 10 SE of Roswell, NM, east of Bottomless Lakes State Park
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
33.328, -104.368

Contact

Incident Contact
Wendy Mason
Email: wendy.mason@state.nm.us
Phone: 505-690-8210
Fire Unit Information
Capitan District
PO Box 277 Capitan New Mexico 88316
Capitan, NM 88316