On the frontlines: Touring Hermits Peak Calf Canyon fire containment

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“It’s trying to protect people, ourselves, and the valuables like houses that are out there,” says Incident Commander Ralph Lucas

For the first time since the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fire began, our crews got to see the north edge of the fire line and how it’s being fought. It’s ripped through 311,000 acres from Las Vegas into Taos County. Today, KOAT got a look into the damage and what’s left behind.

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