A dozen abandoned campfires discovered over Labor Day weekend

New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Forest officials would like to remind everyone to put out their campfires.

This comes after the holiday weekend when crews in the Santa Fe National Forest, found at least a dozen abandoned campfires in the Jemez Ranger District.

While numbers are improving these discoveries bring the total for the district to 164 abandoned campfires this year.

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