GRANTS, N.M. (KRQE) – Grants Fire Department is reminding people to avoid burning or doing anything that could cause sparks. This comes as dry and windy conditions continue throughout New Mexico.

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Sunday morning crews from Grants Fire and Milan Volunteer Fire Department were sent to a brush fire behind the Grants Recreation Center. The fire spread quickly and was threatening homes and structures nearby, but crews were able to contain it. No injuries were reported.