Firefighters gain control of bosque fire south of Tingley Beach

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Firefighters have been monitoring hot spots from a fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon in the bosque. The fire, along the Rio Grande River just south of Tingley Beach, burned at least two acres.

Albuquerque Fire Rescue says crews got that fire under control quickly despite the hot and dry conditions.

“Thankfully this afternoon at the initial time of the fire there was virtually little to no wind, which helped the firefighters get a good grasp,” said Tom Ruiz, Public Information Officer for the Albuquerque Fire Department.

AFR says no homes or structures were damaged or threatened and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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