Trail near East Fork Fire reopens

Wildfire smoke

SANTA FE (KRQE) – The East Fork Fire, which burned 2.4 acres near Jemez Springs, was controlled Wednesday around 10 a.m.

Forest Service Trail #137 has reopened and all personnel have left the scene.

Officials say stage 1 fire restrictions remain on all National Forest System lands within Santa Fe National Forest.

Those restrictions include:

  • Campfires, charcoal grills, and stove fires are prohibited except in established fire pits, in developed campsites and picnic areas.
  • Smoking is only allowed in enclosed vehicles or buildings, developed recreation sites, or in areas at least 3 feet in diameter that are clear of flammable material.
  • ·Possessing, discharging, or using any kind of firework or other pyrotechnic device is prohibited. 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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