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Senate Republican Leader, Greg Baca, Responds to USFS Statement Regarding Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire


Calls statement ‘callous’ and ‘unapologetic’

SANTA FE – Yesterday the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) issued a statement regarding the 303,000+ acre wildfire burning in Northern New Mexico. The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Wildfire is now the largest wildfire in modern New Mexico history and was started as a controlled burn by the USFS. The Governor’s office estimates that more than 1,000 homes may be destroyed while thousands have already been evacuated.

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