Fire Near Artesia, New Mexico

Artesia, NM - Jennifer Armendaris, manager of Eddy County Emergency Management, said two structures are on fire Tuesday evening with the possibility of eight more structures, such as trailers or sheds, in the county land around Artesia, New Mexico. 

The fairgrounds are being used as emergency aid for voluntary evacuations. Around 13 to 16 residences are in the threatened area.

Several agencies are helping to contain the fire. 

At this time the cause of the fire is unknown. 


Image from Brienne Green – Artesia Daily Press

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