Bensen Fire 20 percent contained

Bensen Fire 20 percent contained

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – More than 100 firefighters and hotshot crews are still battling a wildfire south of Alamagordo.

Fire officials are still investigating what started it, but they believe it was human-caused.

It’s now 100 acres and about 20 percent contained.

It’s mostly burning national and state forest land, but the Sunspot Observatory is only a few miles away.

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