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Valencia County Grass Fire Update

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Situation: Valencia County volunteer fire crews are at the scene of a small grass fire burning near the Los Chavez area, west of the Rio Grande and south of Los Lunas. Two homes in the area are threatened, but they have not been evacuated. The fire is currently just over an acre in size. There are currently four fire engines and 12 firefighters at the scene with more crews enroute.
 
EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

Start Date & Time:  02/13/14 @ 1345
Start Location: Los Chavez area, west of Rio Grande, South of Los Lunas
Latitude:
Longitude:
Cause of Fire:  unknown
Area Vegetation:  grass, brush
Acres Burned:  1+
Ownership(s):  Private
Structures Threatened:  2 houses
Structures Burned:  none
Evacuations (Y or N & #): none
Situation:   Valencia County resources just arriving on scene of a field, grass fire. No other intel available.

Apple Pie Fire Information

Situation: Valencia County volunteer fire crews have contained the 1+ acre grass fire that began earlier this afternoon near Los Chavez. The cause of the fire is under investigation and crews will continue to mop up the area, looking for hot spots. Homes are no longer threatened.  
 
EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

Start Date & Time:  02/13/14 @ 1345
Start Location: Los Chavez area, west of Rio Grande, South of Los Lunas
Latitude:
Longitude:
Cause of Fire:  Under Investigation
Area Vegetation:  grass, brush
Acres Burned:  1+
Ownership(s):  Private
Structures Threatened:  none
Structures Burned:  none
Evacuations (Y or N & #): none

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