Bloomfield, NM Brush Fire

Multiple departments respond to large brush fire

 

 

Tom Aurnhammer – BLOOMFIELD, NM – On January 20th, 2018 at approximately 15:46 hours, Bloomfield Fire Units that were out on another assignment reported seeing a large column of smoke in the area of South 1st Street.

At the same time fire dispatchers started receiving reports of a large brush fire in the swamp area east of the Sonya’s Cooking, a restaurant located at 2001 Bloomfield Highway.

The fire sparked a large response from Northeast San Juan County fire departments, including the City of Farmington and surrounding County Fire Districts.

Homes south of Ash Street were evacuated around 16:17 hours.

See also  Australian Wildfire Seriously Injures Firefighter

For more photos, visit www.buffaloheadfire.org

Topics

Subscribe to Our Monthly Newsletter

Stay in the loop with our wildland newsletter.

Multiple departments respond to large brush fire     Tom Aurnhammer – BLOOMFIELD, NM – On January 20th, 2018 at approximately 15:46 hours, Bloomfield Fire Units that were out on another assignment reported seeing a large column of smoke in the area of South 1st Street. At the same time fire dispatchers started receiving reports […]

Get The Wildland Firefighter Newsletter

Related Articles

Reckless Burning Charge Against Federal Burn Boss Dismissed

Reckless Burning Charge Against Federal Burn Boss Dismissed

JAYSON JACOBY - Baker City Herald, Ore. Criminal charges have been dismissed against Ricky Lane Snodgrass, the U.S. Forest Service employee charged with reckless burning after overseeing a prescribed fire in Grant County in October 2022. Charges were moved from Grant...