New Mexico

Man Ordered To Pay $2.7M For Starting NM Wildfire
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man has been ordered to pay $2.7 million in restitution for burning used toilet paper that sparked a wildfire, scorching nearly 83 square miles of a national forest in New Mexico. Rodrigo Ulloa-Esquivel (u-YO’-LAH ehs-KEE-VEEL), of El Paso, also was sent…
Fire Danger High In Parts Of Mountain West
DENVER (AP) — Warm, windy weather is raising the fire danger in the Mountain West Red flag warnings were in effect Thursday for much of western Colorado and the San Luis Valley as well as parts of Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. In western Colorado, the National Weather Service…