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Stateline Fire burning more than 21,000 acres, crosses into Colorado

David Lynch and Joy Wang
March 10, 2018 09:09 PM

NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO – Officials say a blaze which began late last week has exploded in size and crossed state borders as firefighters work to contain it.

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As of Saturday afternoon, the Stateline Fire has burned more than 21,250 acres; about a third of the fire is burning in Colorado.

State Forestry officials say "more than 80 personnel from multiple agencies" are working to contain the blaze, whose cause is still being investigated.

MORE: Forecasters warn of critical fire weather in New Mexico

One "unoccupied" building has burned as a result of the blaze; no injuries have been reported thus far.

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David Lynch and Joy Wang

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