wildfires

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

One structure lost in San Juan County fire

SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – San Juan County Fire & Rescue has reported a fire that broke out on Sunday evening in the area of Road 5211 and US Highway 64 between Bloomfield and Lee Acres. As of 8 p.m. on Sunday, crews have made progress on the fire and

NMSU experts: Three Rivers Fire a ‘wake-up’ call for fire season

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Three Rivers Fire continues to burn near Ruidoso and now covers about 7,020 acres and is 23% contained. Now, we’re getting a closer look at what the restoration process will look like and why New Mexico State University experts are calling it a ‘wake-up’ call for