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Grass fire on U.S. 70 near Portales contained

The Portales Fire Department said the fire is on U.S. 70 just past Johnson Hill, which is near...
The Portales Fire Department said the fire is on U.S. 70 just past Johnson Hill, which is near mile marker 728.(MGN)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:11 PM CDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 4:30 PM CDT
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PORTALES, New Mexico (KFDA) - Crews have contained a grass fire on U.S. 70 near Portales.

As of 3:20 p.m., officials with the Portales Fire Department reported the fire to have been extinguished and the units have cleared the scene.

The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico Game and Fish assisted with traffic control.

Firefighters are working a grassfire on U.S. 70 near Portales.

**Update** As of 3:20pm the fire has been extinguished and all units have cleared the scene. We would like to thank RCSO...

Posted by Portales Fire Department on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

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