Fire burning off I-40 near Torrance-Guadalupe county line

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Firefighters are battling what is quickly becoming a big fire in Torrance County.

It is burning near I-40 on the Torrance-Guadalupe county line just off of I-40.

Estimates of its size range from 200 to about 600 acres.

The area is filled with mostly grass and some pinon and juniper.

The U.S. Forest Service, New Mexico State Forestry, Torrance County and the Bureau of Land Management are responding.

The fire is not said to be threatening any structures. 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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