The East Well Fire located on state land near Claunch, NM in Socorro County is now 40% contained and estimated at 634 acres with new GPS mapping. No structures are threatened. The fire is smoldering and creeping with occasional tree torching within the interior.
New Mexico Human Services Department Sec. David R. Scrase M.D., Dr. Jason Mitchell, Chief Medical Officer at Presbyterian, and Dr. David Gonzales, Chief Medical Officer