Sunday, June 26, 2011

The Pacheco Fire

The Pacheco fire in the Santa Fe National Forest up in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near the Santa Fe Ski Basin has been burning for over a week now.

The fire has consumed over 6,000 acres of steep rugged forested land, and at last report was 18% contained.

I took these pictures yesterday afternoon, when the visible smoke plum from my house appeared to have gotten much larger:

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