Gila National Forest
All fireworks and campfires will be banned on state lands as July Fourth approaches and crews continue to battle wildfires across New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday.
A massive wildfire in the New Mexico wilderness that already is the largest in state history spread in all directions Thursday, and experts say it’s likely a preview of things to come as states across the West contend with a dangerous recipe of wind, low humidity and tinder-dry fuels.
A woman who was missing for nearly a month in a New Mexico national forest was found emaciated Wednesday in a sleeping bag with her cat by her side, authorities said.