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Los Conchas Fire in NM

Fire here in Northern New Mexico Call Los Conchas Fire has burned 61000 plus acres in 3 days..  I live in los alamos and the fire is all around the town site.  they made us leave yesterday afternoon.  I will keep you posted!!

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sorry to here that

sorry to here that  be safe out there

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Hang On

I used up my supply of Marshmallows for the Willow, Murphy, and Monment fires. BRB with more.

 

Take care and stay safe,

 

Biker

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today was a good day.  Fire

today was a good day.  Fire is moving north of town but could change tomorrow.  up to 70000 plus acres.  I left town monday but my dad and uncle stayed to help.  My dad said all the deer are in town like they own it.  Hopefully by sunday we will be going home.  i will update to morrow.

 

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update on fire.  it is

update on fire.  it is alittle over 91000 acres and 3% under control.  still a thret to the town of Los Alamos.  Expected to get over 100000 tonight or tomorrow.  13 homes have been lost where the fire started.  some of those homes where friends of my family.  they beleave it was start by a down power line.  I will keep u posted

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110000 acres and is now the

110000 acres and is now the biggest fire in New Mexico histroy.  Hope to go home some day..  Is not as big as the wallow fire of Arizona/New Mexico.  but so big. 

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Update 7-12-2011

the update for the Las Conchas fire is better then it was.  It is up to almost 150000 acres and is 50% under control.  it is pretty much spit in two areas and is still burning. 

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