Smoke Hangs in Air From Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire

Smoke from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire hung in the air at Romeroville, New Mexico, on Monday May 2.

Fire officials reported the combined Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak fire spanned 120,653 acres (about 188 square miles), mostly in the Santa Fe National Forest, and was at 20 percent containment as of May 2.

Video filmed by Jami Krusemark shows smoke in the air at Romeroville in San Miguel County.

KRQE reported the wildfire has overwhelmed evacuation centers in San Miguel and Mora counties as local residents have been forced away from their homes for nearly two weeks. Credit: Jami Krusemark via Storyful

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