Wildfire rages near Jemez, Valles Caldera

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Las Vegas Optic reports

A wildfire burned several hundred acres late last week between the Jemez area of the Santa Fe National Forest and was moving east toward the Valles Caldera, southwest of Los Alamos, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

The El Cajete fire, as of Friday morning, was reported to be between the Jemez Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest, on both sides of NM Highway 4, along the southern boundary of the Valles Caldera National Preserve, burning more than 700 acres so far.

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