Tag Archives: New Mexico

Albuquerque Designates Fifth Fire Station as a Wildland Station

Designation includes additional staffing a new apparatus     KRQE ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new team of firefighters will be helping with wildfires this season. Albuquerque Fire Rescue has designated Station 22 near Unser and Paradise as the fifth ...

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Wildfire Forces Evacuation of New Mexico State Park

Personnel from several departments are working to contain the fire     ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of firefighters from multiple agencies are battling a grass and brush fire that forced the evacuation of a state park, one home and ...

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Environmentalists Call for Revision of New Mexico Forest Project

Project would cover over 200 square miles in the Sacramento Mountains     By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists say the U.S. government must go back to the drawing board or risk violating federal laws ...

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Boy Scout Ranch Focuses in Wildfire Recovery as Season Nears

Historic ranch near Cimarron is rebuilding following a devastating wildfire     By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tucked away in the foothills of the southern Rockies, the Philmont Scout Ranch has become a holy grail, ...

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New Mexico Wildland Firefighter Walks to Raise Awareness

Calling attention to injured wildland firefighters and the families of the fallen     Jackie Kent, KRQE PENASCO, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico Wildland firefighter took drastic measures Saturday to bring awareness to a cause close to his heart. ...

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Engine 631 Wildfire Season

A look at this year’s work   Alec D – The 2018 fire season of Engine Crew 631. This video is for educational and keepsake purposes only, I do not own the rights to the music in this video, no ...

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New Mexico County Closes Open Space Due to Fire Danger

Move is latest in closures of forests and parks     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s most populous county is closing open space areas on the east side of the Sandia Mountains due to high fire danger. The closures ...

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Firefighters Clear Containment Lines Around New Mexico Wildfire

Wildfire has burned over 57 square miles     UTE PARK, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters anticipating a return to dangerous weather conditions are clearing containment lines around a northern New Mexico wildfire that has burned 57.2 square miles (148. sq. ...

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Crews Make Progress on New Mexico Wildfire

Ute Park Fire has burned over 56 square miles     CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — Crews battling a blaze burning in northeastern New Mexico are bracing for the return of hot and dry weather as they work to protect hundreds ...

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