A new wildfire breaks out in northeast New Mexico

A new wildfire breaks out in northeast New Mexico

Multiple fire units are working to contain a wildfire that broke out Sunday afternoon, near the Mora County-Colfax County line.A spokesperson for New Mexico State Forestry confirms that the initial calls on this fire came just before 5 pm Sunday. The fire is located north of Ocate, and is believed to be in the area near Whites Peak Rd. The fire can be seen as far south as the Hermits Peak Fire, which continues to burn outside Las Vegas. The Hermits Peak incident team has sent resources, to help battle the fire near Ocate.This is a developing story. Action 7 News will provide updated information on air and online, as details become available.

Multiple fire units are working to contain a wildfire that broke out Sunday afternoon, near the Mora County-Colfax County line.

A spokesperson for New Mexico State Forestry confirms that the initial calls on this fire came just before 5 pm Sunday. The fire is located north of Ocate, and is believed to be in the area near Whites Peak Rd.

The fire can be seen as far south as the Hermits Peak Fire, which continues to burn outside Las Vegas. The Hermits Peak incident team has sent resources, to help battle the fire near Ocate.

This is a developing story. Action 7 News will provide updated information on air and online, as details become available.

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