Lumberton fire close to 50 percent contained, cause of fire under investigation

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Photo courtesy Clayton Leonard
A wildfire that started east of Lumberton, N.M., on May 10 has burned approximately 437 acres and is about 45 percent contained. Target containment date for the fire is listed as May 16.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer

A wildfire that started east of Lumberton, N.M., on May 10 has burned approximately 437 acres and was about 45 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, according to an email from Chama District Forester Mary Stuever.

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