Lightning starts Dillon fire near Apache Kid Wilderness

Wildfires

Final Update June 18, 2020

MAGDALENA, N.M. (KRQE) – A wildfire began late Wednesday afternoon. The Dillon Fire is located north of the Apache Kid Wilderness in the Cibola National Forest. The Forest Service says nine firefighters trained to repel down into remote areas from a helicopter are on the scene.

  • Location: north of the Apache Kid Wilderness in the Cibola National Forest
  • Size: 5 acres
  • Cause: Lightning
  • Containment: 20%

The Forest Serice says this will be the last report on the Dillon Fire unless there is a significant change in the fire activity. For additional information, please contact the Magdalena Ranger District at 575-854-2281.

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