Information provided by: Mountainair Ranger District
Fire crews are currently making good progress on the North Fire. Approximately 80 personnel are working on the ground in conjunction with air resources. The fire started on private property west of the Manzano Land Grant. It is approximately 11.5 acres in size at this time. The fire is currently not making any major pushes in any direction and crews are working hard to get line around the entire fire. Winds have been a challenge for firefighters this morning and are expected to continue at approximately 10-15 mph out of the west throughout the afternoon and increase to 10-20 mph overnight. New Mexico State Forestry will be assuming command of the fire later this afternoon or evening.
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