FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
June 22, 2024

Media Alert: Investigation of Fires in the Area of Ruidoso, New Mexico

The FBI is assisting our local, state, federal and tribal partners in the ongoing investigation of the fires near Ruidoso, New Mexico. The South Fork Fire and Salt Fire were discovered on June 17th, 2024. We are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the cause of these fires.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the fires.

We ask that anyone who may have any information pertaining to the cause of the fires to please call 1-800-CALL-FBI or online at tips.fbi.gov.

You can also text “BIAMMU” to 847411 then “MESCALERO FIRE + the tip” or just BIAMMU to 847411 and the tip.