MORIARTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Wednesday morning, the Moriarty Fire Department and other agencies responded to a grass fire east of Moriarty. The fire was estimated to be about 400 acres, but after containing the fire, crews determined the fire was 200 acres.
The fire was near Martinez and Stagecoach, in the area of mile marker 203 along I-40. No structures were threatened by the fire, and no injuries were reported.
The flames were contained, and the cause of the fire has not been discovered.