Strong Winds in New Mexico May Push Fire Closer to Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Residents of the small northeastern New Mexico town of Las Vegas have been watching aircraft disappear into a giant plume of smoke to fight a growing wildfire that has burned hundreds of square miles, destroyed about 170 homes and threatens more destruction. Officials on Wednesday said winds could push the fire toward Las Vegas.

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