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Wildfire threatens Los Alamos National Lab, prompts evacuations | CNN.com

A raging wildfire near the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico prompted the evacuation Monday of residents in the town as firefighters battled hot temperatures and high winds.

The Las Conchas fire, which flared up Sunday afternoon, was reported to be approximately a mile from the lab’s southwestern boundary Monday afternoon, according to a statement on InciWeb, an online interagency database that tracks fires, floods and other disasters.

Read more here: Wildfire threatens Los Alamos National Lab, prompts evacuations – CNN.com.

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