Los Lunas bosque fire inactive, crews focusing on hot spots

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LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – The acting Valencia County fire chief reports that a fire in the bosque that started on Friday in Los Lunas is now inactive. Preliminary reports on the size of the fire have it burning 18 acres on the east side of the river and six acres on the west.

The fire was located south of the river bridge in Los Lunas. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

As of Saturday morning, the Valencia County Fire Department says crews are still working on hot spots in the interior of the fire. VCFD also says units from Albuquerque Fire Rescue, Bernalillo County Fire Department, and Los Lunas Fire Department are assisting.

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