Labor Day Fire – Socorro County – 8:45 p.m., 09/01/17

SANTA FE, NM – The Labor Day Fire near Bernardo, NM in Socorro County is estimated at 50 acres and 30% contained. Highway 60 has reopened to traffic at reduced speed because of fire equipment. The New Mexico Boys Ranch and other structures near the fire are no longer threatened. Multiple agencies are working this fire including NM State Forestry, Socorro County Fire Department, Valencia County Fire Department, Albuquerque Fire Department, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, BLM and the US Fish and Wildlife Department.

 

 

Wendy Mason

Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator

NM State Forestry Division | Energy Minerals & Natural Resources Dept.

1220 S. St. Francis Drive | Room 112 |Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 476-3209 (o) | (505) 690-8210 (c) | (505) 476-3220 (fx)

 

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