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Fire burns seven acres in Albuquerque Foothills

KOB.com Web Staff
May 15, 2018 05:16 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque and Bernalillo County firefighters have a small fire in the Foothills mostly contained.

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The fire torched about seven acres near the Elena Gallegos Open Space Tuesday afternoon. Crews have it 80 percent contained and expect full containment tonight.

A spokesperson said the blaze threatened 10 homes and caused burn damage to three.

Meanwhile, Santa Fe County and Edgewood fire crews began battling a brush fire Tuesday afternoon just north of Edgewood. It's burning just off of Simmons Road.

Santa Fe County firefighters reported flames as high as 5 feet. There was no word on acreage or a cause.

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