NM fire poised to be largest in state history

A wildfire burning in the Jemez Mountains skips across a ridge of trees as seen Rio Rancho, N.M., on Sunday, June 26, 2011. The fast-moving wildfire forced officials at the Los Alamos National Laboratory to close the site Monday as residents nearby evacuate their homes. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

June 30, 2011 8:24:41 AM PDT
A wildfire that is threatening the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratory and a community in northern New Mexico is poised to become the largest fire in state history.