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New Mexico Wildfire Burns More Than 130 Square Miles

  A wildfire near New Mexico’s Gila Wilderness, has now grown to 85,000 acres (more than 130 square mile) and caused weekend air-quality warnings as far as Albuquerque And Santa Fe. The Huffington Post reports that over 500 firefighters are battling the blaze, which is the result of two lightning-sparked fires merging earlier this week. Fire [...] New Mexico Wildfire Burns More Than 130 Sq
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Lightning causes nine fires in Gila Wilderness, New Mexico - 16th July 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Recent lightning from thunderstorms started nine fires on the Wilderness Ranger District of the Gila National Forest. All nine fires are in the northwest part of the Gila Wilderness, approximately 12 to 18 miles northwest of the Gil... Read Post

Arizona wildfire disrupts flights, threatens air quality in New Mexico

News : CNN's This Just In (4 years ago)

More than 2,500 fire fighters struggled Tuesday to gain the slimmest of advantages over a fast-moving wildfire that has already burned across 365 square miles of mountainous eastern Arizona. As of Tuesday afternoon, only four struct... Read Post

New Mexico 2012 Wildfire: Largest Ever in The State

News : Disaster News Network (3 years ago)

Russell Contreras of the Associated Press reports on the New Mexico Wildfire that’s already burned about 300 square miles. The report can be found in the post entitled “New Mexico Wildfire 2012: Gila Forest Fire Grows To Nearly 300 ... Read Post

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