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Midnight Fire

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Carson National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571

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News Releases — Midnight Fire

Midnight Fire fully contained Released: 7/5/2022
Containment on the 4,896-acre Midnight Fire reached 100% on Friday, July 1. Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire’s edge and mop-up hotspots as the weather conditions allow until the fire...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 18, 2022 Released: 6/18/2022
Midnight Fire June 18, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 4,896 Containment: 79%  Total personnel: 231 Start Date: June 9, 2022Cause: Lightning Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio Arriba...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 17, 2022 Released: 6/17/2022
Midnight Fire June 17, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 4,896  Containment: 69%  Total personnel: 351  Start Date: June 9, 2022 Cause: Lightning  Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 16, 2022 Released: 6/16/2022
Midnight Fire June 16, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 4,919  Containment: 16%  Total personnel: 404 Start Date: June 9, 2022 Cause: Lightning  Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 15, 2022 Released: 6/15/2022
Midnight Fire June 15, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 4,905 | Containment: 12% | Total personnel: 382 | Start Date: June 9, 2022| Cause: Lightning | Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 14, 2022 Released: 6/14/2022
Midnight Fire June 14, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 4,843 | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 330 | Start Date: June 9, 2022| Cause: Lightning | Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 13, 2022 Released: 6/13/2022
Midnight Fire June 13, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 3,944 | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 225 | Start Date: June 9, 2022| Cause: Under Investigation | Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El...
Midnight Fire Daily Update June 12, 2022 Released: 6/12/2022
Midnight Fire June 12, 2022, Daily Update, 08:00 AMAcres: 3,478 | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 202 | Start Date: June 9, 2022| Cause: Under Investigation | Location:  4.5 miles NNE of El...
Midnight Fire PM Update June 11, 2022 Released: 6/11/2022
Acres: 3,500 | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 200 | Start Date: June 9, 2022 | Cause: Under Investigation | Location: 8 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio Arriba County | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer,...
Midnight Fire daily update for June 11 Released: 6/11/2022
Acres: 3,500 | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 200 | Start Date: June 9, 2022 | Cause: Under Investigation | Location: 8 miles NNE of El Rito in Rio Arriba County | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer,...