wildfires

Santa Fe County Fire Department to assist with Oregon fire

SANTA FE, NM – Santa Fe County Fire Department’s Black Canyon Wildland Fire Crew will be deployed to Prineville, OR to assist with the Elbow fire. The six-member crew will be on an 18-day assignment of assisting with the fire. The crew will be in Oregon with one fire truck and one

Amargo Fire burning 800 acres west of Dulce

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Amargo Fire started around 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021. It is currently burning about 800 acres approximately and one mile west of the community of Dulce, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Officials have put in requests to Taos Dispatch to fill orders for

Want to be a firefighter? Feds are hiring

Money, aid coming to NM during wildfire season Governors from western states, including New Mexico, met with President Joe Biden and members of his cabinet to discuss ways to put more teeth into fighting wildfires. U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Western states must be ready. She says the feds are

Lightning strikes ignite two fires in Grant County

Lightning strikes during a Sunday afternoon thunderstorm in Grant County have ignited two fires in different parts of the county. One of those fires is the Lampbright fire. It’s located east of Mimbres, just north of NM highway 52. There is no containment in this fire, which has burned about 20

Ball Field Fire prompts evacuations near Ruidoso

ALTO, N.M. (KRQE) – Crews are continuing to contain the Ball Field Fire located behind the Shell gas station at 101 Ski Run Road in Ruidoso. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents in the immediate area of the gas station and the ball fields to voluntarily evacuate while the High

The Electric Future Must Begin Now

Your Next Car and Clothes Dryer Could Help Save Our Planet Our future depends on our acting now to confront the climate crisis by enacting policies to convert our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. By making this switch, we will also create millions of new jobs, save American