Bear Springs Fire burns 20 acres

Wildfire smoke

JEMEZ, N.M. (KRQE) – The lightning-caused Bear Springs Fire continues to burn about 20 acres near the Paliza Campground and Bear Springs Mountain. The fire is zero percent contained.

Officials say no structures or communities are threatened at this time, and recent rain has stopped the fire from spreading. 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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