Hermits Peak Calf Canyon wildfire victims in legal battle with FEMA

32 Views   MORA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – More than two years since a government-sparked wildfire took everything from victims in northern New Mexico, hundreds of those victims say the federal government is still failing them. KRQE Investigates visited the burn scar where families say they’re fighting another battle, this time with

Mandatory evacuations remain as Moser Fire grows near Cloudcroft, NM

56 Views   Multiple agencies responding to fire in Lincoln National Forest. CLOUDCROFT, N.M. — A wildfire burning near the town of Cloudcroft prompted officials to order mandatory evacuations near the community. The wildfire has burned 145 acres of a heavily forested area of the Lincoln National Forest.

Crews contain fires intentionally set in bosque

32 Views   Police are asking residents to avoid the area as they search for suspect RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rio Rancho Fire Department crews contained two fires that they believe were intentionally set in the bosque on Sunday evening.

Forest Service enhances prescribed burn tactics

49 Views   Strategic changes implemented two years after worst state wildfire Two years have passed since the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire, which became the worst in New Mexico history. It was started by a prescribed burn. Now, the Forest Service is reassessing and enhancing its strategies for managing such controlled

Oakmont wildfire is 30% contained, officials say

71 Views   OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Evacuation orders due to the Oakmont wildfire have been issued in Timberon, New Mexico, on Friday, May 3, 2024. The Tularosa Basin Regional Dispatch Authority has a mandatory evacuation alert in place for the area of Sacramento Drive and Paradise Valley Drive in Timberon