Tag Archives: New Mexico

New Mexico Resort Proposes Fuel Reduction Project

Federal officials reviewing plan to remove dead trees   RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Federal forest officials are considering a proposal by a ski resort in southern New Mexico to remove trees killed by a 2012 wildfire to reduce fuels in ...

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Supreme Court Declines Hearing New Mexico Tree Clearing Dispute

Ruling puts fire prevention issue in lower court   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has left in place a lower court ruling that prevents New Mexico from greenlighting tree clearing on federal land in the state in the name ...

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New Mexico Sends Crews to Western Wildfires

Crews sent to several states battling wildfires   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 ...

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USFA: New Mexico On-Duty Death

Volunteer firefighter burned during wildfire   The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter John C. Cammack, 74, of the Nara Visa Fire Department on June 22, 2017. On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, while attempting to ...

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New Mexico Firefighter Succumbs to Burns

Nara Visa firefighter was one of two burned fighting brush fires     NARA VISA, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico volunteer firefighter has died after suffering from burns while fighting a fire. Lightning caused several brush fires Wednesday night ...

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Drone Interferes with Aviation at Cajete Fire

Video shows drone flying over New Mexico wildfire KRQE – Video released showing drone threatening crews over Cajete Fire InciWeb: Cajete Fire

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Heat Makes Southwest Wildfires Tough

Temps reach into the 100’s as crews fight several fires     ASTRID GALVAN and ANGIE WANG, Associated Press An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one ...

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Federal Funds Help Fight New Mexico Wildfire

Wildfire burns in northern part of state   LA CUEVA, N.M. – New Mexico’s request for funding to help with the fight against a blaze that prompted evacuations in northern New Mexico has been granted by the federal government. Gov. ...

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