JEMEZ MOUNTAINS, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials say a new wildfire is burning in the Jemez Mountains on Monday.
The Bear Springs Fire was spotted by a firefighting plane on patrol around 12:30 p.m.
It’s burning four miles southeast of the Paliza Campground and northeast of the small community of Ponderosa.
Fire officials say the smoke can be seen from I-25.
At this point, the blaze is estimated at about 10 acres.
No structures are threatened.
The cause is under investigation.