Human-caused fire burns in Georgetown

Human-caused fire burns in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, N.M. (KRQE) – Firefighters are responding to a human-caused wildfire that is threatening several structures in Georgetown east of Silver City.

Grant County and United States Forest Service crews are battling the blaze that’s burned more than four acres.

An air tanker will be used to help stop the fire from spreading.

No evacuations have been issued at this time. 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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