Oso Complex Fire

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A view of the Oso Complex Fire from the Otowi Building of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The Oso Complex Fire started June 20, 1998 and burned 5,185 acres (21 km²) in the Santa Fe National Forest in the Jemez Mountains, including more than 1,200 acres (4.9 km²) of Santa Clara Pueblo land. The fire came within 8 miles (13 km) of Los Alamos, New Mexico and was contained by July 6, 1998, aided by rain. The cause of the fire was determined to be arson.

See also

References

  • Jemez Mountains Fire History
  • LANL Daily News Bulletin Thursday, June 30, 1998
  • LANL Daily News Bulletin Thursday, July 9, 1998

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