SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The Lake Fire began burning on August 5. It’s in San Juan County.
- Start Date: August 5
- Location: Lake Fire on Middle Mesa which is northwest of Navajo Lake
- Containment: 90%
- Size: 73 acres
- Structures Threatened: Powerlines, a home, five oil and gas well pads
- Structures Burned: NA
- Evacuations: NA
- Cause: Lightning strike
- Total Personnel: Three BLM type 6 engines, one fire-use module, and a water tender
- Area Vegetation: Pinyon-Juniper, grass, shrubs
- Ownership(s): Unkown
Smoke can be seen from Arboles, New Mexico, Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and Highways 64 and 550.