McClure Fire 100% contained

McClure Fire
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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Fire officials declared the McClure Fire 100 percent contained Saturday.

In a statement sent out Sunday, officials said that the fire was declared officially contained at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday.

All hotshot crews and aircraft that were working the fire have been released, but staff from the Espanola Ranger District are monitoring the fire.

The fire remained small but got a lot of attention because of it’s location. It was in the Santa Fe watershed, which supplies water to the city of Santa Fe.

The McClure Fire was located approximately 3 miles northeast of McClure Reservoir and two miles from Hyde State Park, within the Pecos Wilderness portion of the Watershed. It covered 7.6 acres. 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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