Balsam Glade Fire Sparked in the Sandia Mountains

U.S. Forest Service
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands
2113 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

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News Release
Media Contact: McKenzie Helmandollar-Powell

Balsam Glade Fire Sparked in the Sandia Mountains
Tijeras, NM, September 17, 2015—For Immediate Release. Crews from the Sandia Ranger District along with Bernalillo and Sandoval County Fire Department are currently on scene of the approximately 2 acre Balsam Glade Fire. Containment line has been established around the majority of the fire at this time. The cause of the fire is currently unknown but under investigation. It is in the area of the Balsam Glade Interpretive Trail. The fire is not currently threatening any structures and not posing any significant threat to private property. Firefighters will continue to work the fire through the evening and throughout the day tomorrow as deemed necessary.

For further information contact the Sandia Ranger District at 505-281-3304 or email


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