Los Alamos and Nuke Plant Threatend By Fire

The town of Los Alamos,NM  and the Los Alamos National Laboratory is in the path of a massive wildfire. From Reuters:

 New Mexico fire managers scrambled on Tuesday to reinforce crews battling a third day against an out-of-control blaze at the edge of one of the nation’s top nuclear weapons production centers.

The fire’s leading edge burned to within a few miles (kilometres) of a dump site where some 20,000 barrels of plutonium-contaminated waste is stored at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, fire officials said.

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