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News Alert: Fire burns 50 acres at Ohkay Owingeh Reservation

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By The Staff

Rio Arriba County and BIA fire departments are investigating a fire on the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo just north of Espanola.

 

The fire, caused by a prescribed burn that got out of control, started behind the San Juan Elementary School about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

No injuries are reported.

 

Families from 10 nearby homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon, however, no structures are reported to be threatened at this time.