Santa Fe National Forest
The search for a Forest Service firefighter missing since Friday in the northern New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest is growing.
As firefighters gained ground Friday on a wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles, another blaze flared up in the West. A fast-moving fire in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest prompted evacuations of residences and campgrounds, threatened cabins and vacation homes, and closed a highway.
A collection of gold and jewels that a Santa Fe antiquities collector says he stashed in the mountains north of Santa Fe has generated so much interest from amateur treasure hunters that some have put their lives in jeopardy or been cited for illegally digging on public lands.