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Avoid marked area in Bldg. 898 due to confirmed COVID-19 case at Sandia Labs

Sandia Labs has a confirmed COVID-19 case. In order to protect the health of the workforce, a marked area on the third floor in Bldg. 898 is closed and being assessed for cleaning and disinfecting. Members of the workforce should avoid the area until further notice. Sandia, in coordination with state and federal health officials, is… [Read More]

Coyote Canyon brush fire contained; nearby Sandia facilities resume normal operations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Lurance brush fire that began at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Coyote Canyon in the eastern foothills on Kirtland Air Force Base has been 99% contained by emergency responders from Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland. The 10-acre fire resulted in no injuries or structural damages. Sandia facilities in the Coyote Canyon area… [Read More]

Avoid marked areas in Buildings 910 & 911 due to confirmed COVID-19 case at Sandia’s California site

Sandia’s California site has a confirmed COVID-19 case. In order to protect the health of the workforce, marked areas in Bldgs. 910 and 911 are closed and being assessed for cleaning and disinfecting. Members of the workforce should avoid these areas until further notice. Sandia, in coordination with state and federal health officials, is working… [Read More]

Coyote Canyon resumes normal operations

Sandia and Kirtland emergency responders have contained the brush fire, referred to as the Lurance Fire, that began Tuesday morning in Coyote Canyon and burned approximately 10 acres. Access restrictions to Coyote Canyon have been lifted and the nearby Burn Site, Aerial Cable Site and National Training Center facilities have resumed normal operations. No injuries… [Read More]

Avoid marked room in Bldg. 836 due to confirmed COVID-19 case at Sandia Labs

Sandia Labs has a confirmed COVID-19 case. In order to protect the health of the workforce, a marked room in Bldg. 836 second-floor Q Suites is closed and being assessed for cleaning and disinfecting. Members of the workforce should avoid the area until further notice. Sandia, in coordination with state and federal health officials, is… [Read More]

Continue to avoid Coyote Canyon and surrounding areas

Sandia is continuing its response to a brush fire that began in Coyote Canyon Tuesday morning northwest of Bldg. 9838. The fire is 50% contained. Currently, there is no anticipated impact outside the immediate area. Members of the workforce should continue to avoid Coyote Canyon, the Burn Site, the Aerial Cable Site and the National… [Read More]

Marked areas in Bldgs. 972 & 973 at Sandia’s California site resume normal operations

Previously impacted areas in Buildings 972 and 973 at Sandia’s California site are now open. All affected areas have been cleaned and disinfected in accordance with CDC guidelines. All employees who have confirmed contact with the individual who tested positive have been contacted by the Sandia Medical Clinic. Employees who have concerns about their health… [Read More]

Sandia National Laboratories responding to Coyote Canyon brushfire

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Emergency personnel are responding to a 10-acre brushfire that began at approximately 11 a.m. near the eastern foothills on Kirtland Air Force Base. All personnel in the area were evacuated and have been accounted for. No personnel were injured, and no facilities were damaged. The fire has been 50% contained. The Sandia… [Read More]

Avoid Coyote Canyon area due to brushfire

Avoid Coyote Canyon and surrounding areas due to a brushfire covering about 10 acres northwest of Bldg. 9838. Personnel at the burn site, Aerial Cable site and nearby buildings have been evacuated to Bldg. 825, Steve Schiff Auditorium, then released after accountability. The Sandia Emergency Operations Center has been activated and emergency personnel are working… [Read More]

Avoid the Area of Burn Site and Aerial Cable Site (Building 9838 and 9830)

SNL/NM Emergency Management and Kirtland Fire and Emergency Services are currently fighting a wildland fire located near the Burn Site and Aerial Cable Site (near Buildings 9838 and 9830).  Personnel should avoid this area.  Other SNL sites on KAFB that are located east of Access Road (Old Lovelace Road) and in the Manzano foothills should… [Read More]