June 20, 2017

Clean air shelter opened due to Bonita Fire smoke -- KOB

Forest Service officials said that Rio Arriba County will open a clean air shelter Tuesday because of continued smoke impacts from the Bonita Fire.

 The shelter will be set up at the Rural Events Center, on Highway 554 one-half mile north of its junction with Highway 84.  The shelter will be staffed by the American Red Cross and will be open 24 hours a day, starting at 7 p.m.  Beds will be provided for people who want to stay overnight.  For more information call the Rio Arriba County Emergency Management Office at 505-747-1941.  After hours, call the Española/Rio Arriba Regional Communications Center, 505-753-5555. -- 6/20/2017