wildfires

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

Red Cross asking for help for Three Rivers Fire victims

Red Cross says shelter for victims, changed due to COVID-19 RUIDOSO, N.M. — It is a visitor residents in the Ruidoso area are tired of seeing. Raging fires have come to this beautiful part of southern New Mexico too many times, forcing many people out of their homes.

Three Rivers Fire burns in Lincoln National Forest

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – The Three Rivers Fire has started to burn in the Smokey Bear Ranger District in the Lincoln National Forest on Monday, April 26. The fire is currently 30-acres in size and is 0% contained.

Carson National Forest prescribed burn may begin next week

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Forest Service reports that if conditions are right Carson National Forest fire managers may begin the Mesita prescribed burn between Monday, April 12 and Monday, April 19. According to forest officials, the 902-acre burn will take place in the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface and will help