El Rito fire 100% contained

Wildfires

Final Update on Sept. 9, 2021

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Fire crews say the Valle 2 Fire is 100% contained. The fire started on Sept. 6 in the El Rito District. After some investigation, officials say the fire was human-caused.

  • Start Date: Sept. 6, 2021 | Final update Sept. 9, 2021
  • Location: Valle Grande Peak
  • Containment: 100%
  • Size: 66 acres
  • Structures Threatened: n/a
  • Structures Burned: unknown
  • Evacuations: no
  • Cause: Human cause
  • Total Personnel: unknown
  • Area Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, brush
  • Ownership(s): n/a

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