Latest: New Mexico Wildfire Watch
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Wildfires continue to burn across New Mexico and fire crews are concerned that conditions may cause them to spread in the coming days.
Crews are working to bolster containment but are facing challenges from dry, windy weather conditions.
A smoke outlook has been posted for communities near the Cerro Pelado Fire, including Jemez Springs – and communities near the Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak Fire, including Las Vegas.
For more on the wildfires, click the video above to view the latest updates or read more about each here:
- Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak Fire – near Las Vegas
- Cerro Pelado Fire – seven miles east of Jemez Springs
- Bear Trap Fire – southwest of Socorro
- Cooks Peak Fire – northwest of Ocate
We are also following the reported 8-acre Quartz Hill Fire near Grants and a fire near Clines Corners reported Sunday by the National Weather Service Albuquerque.
KOB 4 is partnering with American Red Cross New Mexico to help people affected by wildfires in our state. Click here for information on how to donate. We also have a list of ways you can help evacuees and fire victims in northern New Mexico.