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New Mexico Fires

New Mexico Wildfire Grows To Nearly 300 Square Miles

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

REVERE, N.M. (AP) — A massive wildfire in the New Mexico wilderness that already is the largest in state history spread in all directions Thursday, ...

New Mexico Wildfire Hits Unfortunate Milestone

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A massive wildfire that has burned more than 265 square miles in the Gila National Forest has become the largest fire in New...

New Mexico Fire Tag

Shan Wells | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


Overflowing New Mexico Animal Shelters Sending Dogs To Colo.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

As a result of the New Mexico wildfires, animal shelters in the area have seen an influx of lost and stray animals. To open up more space for animal ...

12,000 New Mexico Residents Head Home

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) -- Honking horns and waving to firefighters, residents of a New Mexico city threatened by a massive wildfire rolled back into Lo...

'Flying Lab' Dispatched To Detect Radiological Smoke In Los Alamos

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.29.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Federal environment officials have dispatched a special twin-engine plane capable of detecting chemical and radiological mat...

As Fire Nears Nuke Lab, New Mexico Residents Fear Radioactive Smoke

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.29.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — The government sent a plane equipped with radiation monitors over the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory Wednesday as a 110-square...

'Make Or Break' Day For Los Alamos Fire

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico (AP) -- Fire managers say it's a "make or break day" Tuesday for ensuring flames from a wildfire don't race into a northern New...

New Mexico Fires Now Cover 93 Square Miles

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

Firefighters have been working relentlessly near Los Alamos, New Mexico to put out spot fires burning ahead of a massive wildfire Tuesday. The AP r...

Multiple Fires Burning Throughout CO, NM & AZ

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.17.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The wind kicked up as predicted Friday and temperatures soared around the West as firefighters toiled to keep more homes, dr...

New Era Of Monster Wildfires

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 08.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The fires searing parts of the West are an eerie echo of the past, a frightening reminder of a once terrible danger that had been held l...

Wildfires Prompt Evacuations In New Mexico

AP | By SUE MAJOR HOLMES | Posted 07.10.2011 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Authorities have asked residents in three separate areas of New Mexico to leave their homes that are threatened by a series of wi...