Highway 508 Fire 100% contained

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – The Highway 508 Fire that started Monday afternoon is now 100 percent contained, according to Dan Ware of New Mexico State Forestry.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation as fire crews continue to mop up hot spots Tuesday.

Ware said it’s estimated the fire burned between 8,000 and 10,000 acres.

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