New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erupts

The Buzzard Fire (45 miles SE of Eagar) was reported by the Eagle Peak Lookout at approximately 3:00 p.m. today (5/22). An air reconnaissance flight over the fire occurred and estimated acreage is 800 acres. This start was initially about 3 miles northwest of the Eagle Peak Lookout. A Temporary Flight Restriction has been put into place. Currently, two hot shot crews are prepped Forest Road 94.