News from the Inferno: Las Conchas Fire

In less than 48 hours, a wildfire that began June 25 spread to 43,597 acres, with flames within a mile of Los Alamos National Laboratory. By June 29, the fire had spread to nearly 70,000 acres and, according to officials, was "a road away" from the lab.

  1. Updated 11 am: As the Las Conchas fire burning near Los Alamos National Lab has reached almost 70,000 acres, according to the most recent fire information update.
  2. The Las Conchas fire area near Los Alamos on Wednesday morning. Red = new/active burning; yellow is >24 hours. #nmfire
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