Wind a concern for NM fires

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There is still real concern about all the wind’s effect on the fire danger.

Two new small wildfires broke out near Belen Wednesday. One of them destroyed a camper and threatened homes. That fire was 75-percent contained at last check.

The other fire is now fully contained.

Fire risk remains in much of the state, especially during red-flag warning, windy days. 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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