Las Conchas Fire Updates
The Las Conchas fire, southwest of Los Alamos and northwest of Santa Fe, is now the the largest fire in New Mexico history. The blaze is 27-percent contained and has burned more than 127,000 acres, according to fire officials. An evacuation, which forced some 12,000 Los Alamos County residents from their homes, was lifted on July 3. LANL is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday. More updates below:
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