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Wyoming Firefighters Help New Mexico
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A group of Wyoming firefighters is in New Mexico to help with fires there. Two large fires in Northern New Mexico have displaced families from their homes. The Wyoming team includes crews and equipment from Albany, Natrona and Washakie Counties along with a group from th…
Red Bull Stratos Jump Postponed Due To Weather
With winds in Roswell, New Mexico blowing in from the north at 8.5 MPH the Red Bull Stratos jump by Felix Baumgartner, slated for today, will have to be postponed. K2 Radio meteorologist Don Day recently said that any winds over 2 MPH could cause delays again. At this time the optimal weather condit…
Record Setting New Mexico Fire Grows
RESERVE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest wildfire in recorded state history has grown to nearly 339 square miles. Fire officials said Friday that the massive blaze in the Gila National Forest scorched an additional 39 square miles in the past day. The fire has burned nearly 217,000 ac…
Huge NM Wildfire Grows To Nearly 300 Square Miles
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A giant wildfire in the Gila National Forest that is already New Mexico’s largest ever has grown to nearly 300 square miles. Fire officials said Thursday that the erratic blaze grew overnight to more than 190,000 acres and is spreading in all directions, as off…
NM Fire Close To Becoming Largest In State History
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A massive wildfire burning in a mountainous southwestern New Mexico forest is close to becoming the largest fire in state history. The U.S. Forest Service said the erratic blaze in Gila National Forest had grown to about 152,000 acres by Tuesday — just 5,000 ac…

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