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Morris Creek Fire

Unit Information

Cimarron District
PO Box 5 Ute Park New Mexico 87749
Ute Park, NM 87749

This incident is no longer being updated.

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THIS WILL BE THE FINAL UPDATE FOR THE MORRIS CREEK FIRE

Increased humidity and recent rain has helped slow the progress of the Morris Creek Fire. Part of the fire’s northern perimeter remains uncontained due to the inaccessibility of steep, rugged terrain. Crews will continue to monitor the north side of the fire.

There is concern for road conditions to change due to debris rolling onto the road from rains near the fire burn scar areas. For up to date road closure information refer to New Mexico Department of Transportation Road Advisory Hotline 511 or NMRoads.com.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Incident CommanderSinclair, Southwest Area Incident Management Team #3
Coordinates36.365 latitude, -105.085 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size1,671 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Grass, Ponderosa pine

Outlook

Remarks

Minimal fire activity w/ smoldering

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot, dry, windy, potential thunderstorm activity