Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Blaze in Bosque Burns 2-3 Acres.(State)


A fire in the bosque Saturday afternoon burned 2 to 3 acres but did not damage any structures, Albuquerque Fire Chief Robert Ortega said.

Firefighters responded to the fire near the corner of Eighth Street and Bridge about 1:45 p.m. and found the flames had spread to the tops of trees, Ortega said.

It took about 40 Albuquerque firefighters almost two hours to control the fire with assistance from the U.S. Forest Service and the Bernalillo County Fire Department, he said. …

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