Panther Fire 100% contained

Wildfire smoke

OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The 16-acre Panther Fire, which was reported Friday, is now 100 percent contained, according to officials.

Crews are not mopping up hot spots in the area.

No structures were damaged, and no evacuations were ordered. 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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