Bosque fire in Valencia County has burned 100 acres | KOB 4

Bosque fire in Valencia County has burned 100 acres

Joshua Panas
March 07, 2019 10:38 PM

BELEN, N.M. — At least four structures have been destroyed by a fire that is burning along the Bosque in Valencia County, including homes, sheds and barns.   


There are already 100 acres burned and zero percent containment. 

Officials said the wind-fueled fire jumped the river and continued to spread eastward.  

It's burning near Highway 47. The highway is closed at La Entrada Road, north of Rio Communities.

Several people have been evacuated from their homes after reports of explosions. 

The Red Cross is working to assist people. Those who have been displaced can stay safe at the Del Rio Senior Center and receive help. 

So far, there are no reports of injuries. 

Bernalillo County has sent multiple brush trucks to help contain the fire.

The fire is still under investigation.


Joshua Panas

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