Crews working to extinguish fire near Grants


GRANTS, N.M. (KRQE) – Crews are working on putting out a fire at El Malpais National Monument near Grants.

The Bandera Fire was reported just before 11 a.m.

The fire started out at five acres, but winds have pushed it to about 50 acres.

Officials say there are at least two homes threatened.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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