Signal fire 100 percent contained

SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) – The Signal Wildfire burning north of Silver City is now fully contained.

About 100 firefighters will remain there to patrol fire lines and watch for any flare-ups.

Six recreational sites closed because of the fire are now open for the holiday weekend. 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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