A half-acre brush fire broke out Thursday at the Redondo Campground, located at mile marker 29 along N.M. 4, but was quickly contained, according to the public affairs department of the Santa Fe National Forest.
The location, which was about 25 miles west of Los Alamos, was a mile south of the campground and smoke was visible in Jemez Springs, Gilman, Jemez Pueblo and portions of N.M. 4.
The press release said the fire was 100 percent contained by 4:30 p.m. Thursday. No structures were threatened and the fuels for the fire were Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir.
Bruce Hill from the Santa Fe National Forest public affairs department said that 11 firefighters on two engines and a water tender put out the fire. The cause remains unknown.