Los Alamos Lab Evacuated

    A wildfire crests over the hills above Los Alamos National Labs Sunday June 26, 2011 in New Mexico.  A fast-moving wildfire forced officials at the Los Alamos National Laboratory to close the site Monday.  (AP Photo/Luis S·nchez Saturno/The New Mexican)

    Luis Sanchez Saturno, The New Mexican / AP Photo

    Wildfires in New Mexico forced the evacuation of the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory, but officials say all hazardous material is safe. The fires came within a mile of the lab, prompting authorities to dispatch emergency crews to key areas of the site and evacuate 100 nonessential personnel. Gov. Susanna Martinez toured the lab’s emergency center last night. "My administration will make every effort to provide support for local emergency response crews," she said.

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