The greatest wildfire in the United States is responsible for the destruction of more than 311,000 acres.
On Tuesday, a mixture of a little rain and snowfall in the mountains had a big influence on the blaze that was previously the country’s most destructive wildfire.
On Wednesday, there were various modifications made to the status of certain evacuation orders. The most notable of these modifications concerned the settlements of Golondrinas, Watrous, and Fort Union.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts an above-average hurricane season.
The Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak Fires have been brought under control over approximately 42 percent of their combined area.
To contain the fire that spread across 311,148 acres, more than 3,000 people had to work together.
Residents of San Miguel, Mora, Taos, Colfax, and Santa Fe counties have been cautioned by the United States Forest Service to remain on high alert for changes in evacuation and road closure statuses. These changes might occur at any time.
A wildfire that was burning close to the Los Alamos National Laboratory had been contained to 85 percent of its original area, but another fire was blazing in the Gila National Forest and its surrounding territories in the neighboring state of New Mexico.