Crawford fire just about out

Crews extinguish most of Crawford Fire

VALENCIA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The Crawford Fire, a destructive wildfire in Valencia County, is just about out.

The fire broke out late Wednesday afternoon near Gabaldon Road.

At last check, the fire is 75 percent contained and crews were hoping the winds would cooperate Thursday so they could get all the hot spots out.

One camper was destroyed by the fire and several structures were threatened, but firefighters were able to protect them. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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