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Landfill Fire Near Juarez, Mexico, Sends Smoke Into US

A fire burning near Juarez, Mexico, was blowing smoke into southern Texas and New Mexico, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

The fire started on Tuesday at a landfill south of Juarez and was yet to be contained, local news reported.

The region was under a red flag warning on Wednesday, the NWS said, with high winds and warm temperatures making fires spread faster.

This footage by the NWS shows a timelapse of a smoke plume south of Santa Teresa, New Mexico, where the NWS El Paso offices are located. Credit: NWS El Paso via Storyful

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