Underground fire is out after it led to evacuation of nuclear repository in New Mexico

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: February 5, 2014 - 11:40 PM

CARLSBAD, N.M. — A truck fire that forced workers to evacuate the southeastern New Mexico site where the federal government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste, including plutonium-contaminated clothing and tools, was no longer burning by late Wednesday.

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