Situation: The communities of Wetherall Estates and Dunlap Spring are also being evacuated along with Jarosa. An evacuation shelter has been established at the Rural Events Center in Abiquiu, located near the junction of HW84 & SR554.
Community meeting tonight at the Coyote Elementary School @ 7:30
Fire crews continue to fight the 1,000+ acre Diego Fire, which is burning southeast of Coyote, NM. This afternoon, the fire began making a run to the southeast, which has led to the evacuation of the small community of Jarosa. An evacuation shelter has been set up at the Rural Event's Center in Abiquiu, NM.
Road blocks on Forest Road 93/103, 103/116, and 115; NM State Police officers are on-scene handling that aspect.
Incident Name: DIEGO
Start Date & Time: June 15, 2014
Start Location: Near the San Pedro Parks Wilderness, SE of Coyote, NM
Cause of Fire: Lightning
Acres Burned:approx. 1000+
Structures Threatened: Yes
Structures Burned: no
Evacuations (Y or N & #): residents in the community of Jarosa have been asked to evacuate.
% Contained: 0
Wind Direction: West
Total # of Personnel: 110+ with more arriving today