Prescribed burns smoke up ABQ

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Smoke is visible across Albuquerque as the Talking Talons prescribed burn continues Wednesday.

Winds have died down, making officials able to safely implement the project.

Officials say in addition to the burn project the Sandia District is using this opportunity to work with our cooperating agencies to ready for our upcoming fire season.

The Mountainair District is also be having a prescribed burn and smoke may be seen from that direction. 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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