Officials give final update on Las Tusas Fire in San Miguel County

28 Views  Â SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, N.M. — Officials gave the final update Monday on the Las Tusas Fire, which they say burned multiple structures in San Miguel County. The fire started Wednesday on private land west of Sapello, around 46 miles north of Las Vegas. As of Monday, the fire burned

Crews responding to Las Cocas fire in Mora County

39 Views  Â MORA COUNTY, N.M. — A new fire has started east of New Mexico Highway 434 near milepost 12, near Guadalupita. It’s 10% contained. The Mora County Sheriff’s Office is responding to the scene, along with fire crews. Officials say it’s 75 to 100 acres in size and was pushed

La Plata County to conduct wildfire evacuation drills

76 Views  Â LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. — A four-day wildfire evacuation drill will be done in the southwestern region of Colorado next week. The drills will be led by the La Plata County Office of Emergency Management. County residents are being encouraged to register for the CodeRED alert system. There will

WILDFIRES Officials warn of wildfire risk as Southwest US dries out

110 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Snowcapped mountains in the Southwestern U.S. signal a possible delayed start to the wildfire season for some higher elevations, but officials in New Mexico and Arizona warned Wednesday that dry, windy conditions in other areas are increasing wildfire risks and prompting red flag warnings.

Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire claims hotline now open

94 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — FEMA now has a hotline open for people to get various information about Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire claims and the agency’s claims office. Claims office team members will answer questions about office locations, office hours and general claims office and process information.