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Crews continue fight against Sardinas Canyon Fire near Taos

Photo: Seth Gurule

Marian Camacho
July 02, 2018 10:50 AM

TAOS, N.M. - The Sardinas Canyon Fire burning near Taos has now burned more than 2,200 acres. Fire officials say the blaze that was sparked on June 24 was human-caused and remains under investigation.

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Forecasts show a chance for afternoon thunderstorms that could bring some needed relief for the more than 160 fire personnel on the scene.

Smoke is expected to affect several communities including Mora, Chacon, Holman, Angel Fire, Black Lake, Taos, Peñasco, Ranchos De Taos, Talpa, Pot Creek, Tres Ritos, Valle Escondido, and Taos Canyon.  Those with respiratory issues or heart disease are being asked to take precautionary measures. You can find more information on air quality and protecting your health here.

The Carson National Forest remains closed and public access to the forest is prohibited.

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