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Las Conchas wildfire grows to 70,000 acres, continues to threaten Los Alamos nuclear lab

Photographer Morgan Petroski of the Albuquerque Journal shared with us her latest images of the Las Conchas fire, which continues to threaten the town of Los Alamos, N.M. and its nuclear weapons lab.

Morgan Petroski / Albuquerque Journal

A wave of smoke billows and fills a canyon as the Las Conchas fire creeps into the canyon on June 29.

Morgan Petroski / Albuquerque Journal

The Las Conchas fire burns along the top of a mesa on June 29.

Morgan Petroski / Albuquerque Journal

What seems to be a river of smoke, winds its way through a canyon as the Las Conchas fire burns the underbrush on June 29.

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