Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Weeklong fire burns near Mosquero

Fire takes estimated 23,000 acres; lightning determined as cause.

 

June 17, 2020

Robert L. Casados (courtesy photo)

A firefighter sets up a back fire near Mosquero on June 8. The Farm Camp Fire burned almost 23,000 acres before it was brought under control Sunday.

A weeklong wildfire that burned almost 23,000 acres and briefly threatened the village of Mosquero was brought under control by Sunday.

Mosquero Mayor Victor Vigil said Sunday afternoon the fire was "pretty well out," and dozens of firefighters wh...



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