SANTA FE (KRQE) - Fire crews will continue to fight the Jaroso Fire in the Pecos north of Santa Fe which has burned more than 10,000 acres as of Friday morning. The fire is zero percent contained.
Currently, firefighters are working to line construction in Panchueta Creek north of Jacks Creek Campground.
They will also prepare roads from Panchuela Campground to Cowles Road to be used as potential fire-line.
Some campgrounds at risk south of the fire include Jacks Creek Campground, Iron Gate Campground and Panchuela Campground. East of the fire, an electronic site and structures along State Road 276 and Forest Service Road 60 are at risk.
On Thursday, fire officials said residents living in communities south and east of the fire need to prepare for possible evacuations.
New Mexico State Forestry will continue Friday to develop protection plans for structures at risk on the east side of the fire.
About 132 firefighters and three helicopters are working to contain the fire. The Jaroso Fire has been burning since June 10.
There will be a public meeting discussing the fire Friday at 5 p.m. at the Pendaries Community Center in Rociada.
The Silver Fire in the Gila National Forest also continues to grow. As of Friday morning, it had burned more than 101,000 acres and is only 20 percent contained. Highway 152 remains closed from San Lorenzo to Kingston.
Officials say the smoke and ash are very intense and people in the area should take precautions.
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