Officials investigating series of fires near Shiprock

Shiprock Fire

SHIPROCK, N.M. (KRQE) – Investigators believe a set of fires over the weekend in San Juan County may have been intentionally set.

On Monday, fire officials were still cleaning up the remains of four fires reported near Shiprock over the weekend. Volunteer crews responded to the first one around 1 p.m. Sunday.

Around 150 acres were burned.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Juan County Sheriff. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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