NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – As of May 2, 2022 the Nogal Canyon Fire has been 100% contained according to inciweb. The fire started April 12, around 1:30 p.m. about 12 miles west of Capitan.

Fire officials say 14 structures were destroyed in the fire. All evacuations have been lifted around the fire.

  • Start Date: April 12, 1:25 p.m.
  • Location: The Nogal Canyon fire is located 8 miles east of Capitan in Lincoln County.
  • Containment: 100%
  • Size: 412 acres
  • Structures Threatened: Homes, outbuildings
  • Structures: 14 structures lost or damaged
  • Evacuations: As of April 25, all evacuations lifted.
  • Cause: Downed power lines.
  • Total Personnel: 109 people.
  • Area Vegetation:  Grass, piñon juniper, and ponderosa pine.
  • Ownership(s): Private and USFS.
Nogal Canyon Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Map – April 26, 2022