SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) - The Jaroso Fire, burning in the Santa Fe National Forest is now at 11,100 acres.
Areas south of the fire are still considered threatened including the Jacks Creek, Pecos Canyon Estates and Cowles areas.
Firefighters are encouraged by the more humid weather and rain.
They say the flames have calmed, but firefighters still do not have any containment of the fire.
Also, the Silver Fire has exploded to 133,000 acres. It has been burning in the Gila since June 7th.
Firefighters now have it 50 percent contained.
Crews do still expect the fire to grow significantly but at this point is not an immediate threat to structures.
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