ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Firefighters are moving quickly to keep a small lightning fire from turning into a big one in the Lincoln National Forest.
The Long Fire was reported shortly after noon Saturday about six miles east of Timberon and about 25 miles southeast of Alamogordo.
The first firefighters on the scene from the U.S. Forest Service and volunteer departments in Weed and Mayhill reported a one-acre fire displaying "low to moderate fire behavior," according to an update released late Saturday afternoon.
At that time about 20 personnel were on the scene working to build a line around the fire. Additional firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management were on their way to join in the effort.
The fire is in mixed conifer, ponderosa pine and grass and is not threatening any homes or buildings.
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