Wildfire Sparked In Sandia Mountains

May 2, 2013

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A small wildfire is raging in the Sandia Mountains just north of Albuquerque.

The blaze Thursday was seen by motorists as they made their way into the state's largest city.

Officials say the fire is around three acres and no structures are in danger.

Cause of the blaze near the historic village of Placitas is unknown.

Firefighters have begun trying to contain the blaze amid dry conditions.