Acres: 130,224 acres
Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences
Containment: 6%
Personnel: 616
Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Cause: Human caused, under investigation
Fuels: Timber and tall grass
Structures Lost: 2
Overview: The Black Fire is human caused and law enforcement is Investigating. Firefighting resources have been working to suppress this fire since it was discovered, and are building fire line to contain the Black Fire as efficiently and effectively as possible, while providing for both firefighter and public safety. Via New Mexico Fire Information