Firefighters respond to East Mountain fire


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Bernalillo County Fire Department along with the US Forest Service are responding to a fire in the Sandia East Mountains.

Fire officials say the fire was reported in the Doc Long Picnic area and has burned a 20 by 30 foot area.

At this time the Doc Long and La Cienega picnic areas have been evacuated.

New Mexico State Forestry says no evacuations for homes in the area have been ordered.

A containment percentage has not been reported.

Stay with KRQE News 13 for updates.


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