wildfires

Latest: New Mexico Wildfire Watch

23 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Wildfires continue to burn across New Mexico and fire crews are concerned that conditions may cause them to spread in the coming days.

New Mexico News: Wednesday’s Five Facts

30 ViewsDisaster declaration, Coming together, High fire danger, Recycling plant fire, Discounted tickets [1] Governor requests federal disaster declaration for wildfires – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for a presidential disaster declaration to start the process of wildland recovery. The usually does not happen until after the fire damage is

Strong Winds in New Mexico May Push Fire Closer to Las Vegas

24 ViewsLAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Residents of the small northeastern New Mexico town of Las Vegas have been watching aircraft disappear into a giant plume of smoke to fight a growing wildfire that has burned hundreds of square miles, destroyed about 170 homes and threatens more destruction. Officials on Wednesday said

Shelters overrun with animals escaping wildfires

23 ViewsLAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – As the wildfires continue to burn across the state, animal shelters are being overrun with animals looking to escape the flames. “People found out they had to evacuate and the animals were nowhere to be found,” said Bea Gallegos, from the Animal Welfare Coalition of

Rebuilding after wildfire rips through Ruidoso

25 ViewsMany families left with nothing. RUIDOSO, N.M. — Clean-up is underway in Ruidoso after the McBride and Nogal Canyon fires rip through the village. Many families are beginning to rebuild, but it’s no easy task.

Evacuation guide for Ready, Set, Go!

49 ViewsThe Ready, Set, Go! program developed by fire officials to help everyone prepare for evacuations when wildfires begin. Here are the three stages of Ready, Set, Go!