Electrical fire 'under control' on Cisneros Road in El Prado


An electrical fire that ignited a hay stack near a garage on Cisneros Road in El Prado is now 'under control,' according to reports from Taos Central Dispatch.

Hondo Seco Fire Department and medical units had responded to the scene shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday (July 13). Rio Fernando Fire Department has been placed on standby.

Firemen doused the fire. Other responders assisted in keeping water tanks filled.

Around 1:43 p.m., a responder reported that "the fire is now under control."

Fire crews have been released from the scene and Kit Carson Electric Cooperative crews have arrived on scene to investigate the cause of the fire.

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