Wildfire expected to grow “indefinitely” — Firefighters said yesterday was a “make or break day” but fire has refused to be tamed

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
By Paul Martin

June 29th, 2011

Las Conchas Fire Now 3 Percent Contained, Albuquerque Journal, June 29, 2011:

[…] The Albuquerque Journal’s Phil Parker reported from Los Alamos this morning that the campfire smell in town was the strongest there since the fire began on Sunday. […]

Firefighters had looked to Tuesday as a “make or break day” in their struggle to keep the fast-growing fire from the now-nearly deserted city of 12,000, but the fire refused to be tamed […]

Deputy incident commander Mike Bradley said Tuesday he expects the Las Conchas Fire to grow indefinitely […]

And weather forecasters are saying that firefighters battling blazes near Los Alamos and elsewhere in northern New Mexico can expect more of the same troubling weather today — hot, dry and windy conditions […]

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