ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Hot, dry grass, high winds, and drought are ideal ingredients for a wildfire. And those ingredients are found in abundance in New Mexico. The result is a state prone to catching fire. As of early April, crews around the state have dealt with a large, wind-fueled fire near Belen, the Hermits Peak fire north of Santa Fe near Las Vegas, and a prescribed burn that got of control between Dexter and Roswell.
7 ViewsOn Thursday, officials said that the Black Fire burning in the Gila National Forest has grown to over 93,000 acres and is now located