Cox Canyon fire burns in northern New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A fire broke out less than two miles from the Winsor Ridge Trailhead at Cowles, approximately 20 miles north of Pecos, Saturday. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and as of Saturday, June 28, the fire is 100% contained.

The Santa Fe National Forest ordered a closure order Sunday, June 28 for recreation sites, Forest Service roads and trails, and areas within the Pecos Wilderness impacted by the Winsor Ridge Fire. The order is in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday until the Incident Command Post for the Winsor Ridge Fire is demobilized or until it is rescinded earlier.

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