HIDALGO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A wildfire is burning in the Animas Mountains just North of the Mexican border. The Brushy Fire began in early July. On July 12, 2023, the US Wildfire Info map showed the fire was fully contained.

Brushy Fire

  • Start Date: July 3, 2023
  • Location: North of the Mexico/U.S. border in Hidalgo County, Animas Mountains
  • Containment: 100%
  • Size: 6,045 acres
  • Structures Threatened: No
  • Structures Burned: No
  • Evacuations: No
  • Cause: Unknown
  • Total Personnel: NA
  • Area Vegetation: NA
  • Ownership(s): NA