Tag Archives: New Mexico

Storm to Worsen New Mexico Wildfire Conditions

Strong winds expected to spread fires     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters say a storm system approaching New Mexico will produce dangerous wildfire conditions in western New Mexico Thursday afternoon and evening and that blowing dust will reduce visibility ...

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Deadly Wildfires Endure in Southwest U.S

Homes have been swallowed by the fires     By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their ...

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Progress Made on New Mexico Wildfires

Gains made on fires new Grants     GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters report making progress on wildfires burning near Grants in northwestern New Mexico in advance of expected windy conditions Monday. The fires are burning on a mountain and ...

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Homes Lost in New Mexico Wildfires

Fires have burned 2,600 acres     CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — Several wildfires continued to burn in rural areas of New Mexico on Saturday, a day after a 2,600-acre (1,052-hectare) fire near Capitan in southeastern New Mexico destroyed two homes ...

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Fire Warnings Issued for Six States

Red Flag warnings across nation’s midsection   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued fire warnings for six states in the nation’s midsection. The Red Flag warnings issued Friday include most of Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern ...

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