The East Well Fire located on state land near Claunch, NM in Socorro County is now 25% contained and remains estimated at 701 acres. No structures are threatened. Firefighters are making good progress on securing 7 miles of fire line by hand and using heavy equipment where needed. Areas of unburned fuels within the interior of the fire may continue to flare up and produce smoke. Approximately 100 personnel are working to contain the East Well Fire.
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