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Gato Fire quickly extinguished Saturday

Gato Fire quickly extinguished Saturday

KOB.com Web Staff
June 18, 2017 02:43 PM

CIBOLA NATIONAL FOREST – A new blaze flared up in Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands near Mountainair Saturday morning.

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Officials said it reached about 15 acres in size and was extinguished within a span of a few hours. It's unknown whether the small fire affected any structures nearby. 

At least three fire engines and a helicopter were used to slow down the fire’s progression, officials said. 

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