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Southwest wildfire outlook grim as flames char New Mexico

Apr. 25, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bulldozers were busy Monday scraping through New Mexico's high country as firefighters scouted more rugged terrain, looking for places where they could wield tools to dig lines that stop what has grown into the largest wildfire burning in the U.S. Nearly a...

Firefighters contain blaze along Arkansas River in Pueblo

Apr. 11, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — State and local firefighters have established a perimeter around a 20-acre (7.8-hectare) grassland fire in Pueblo that briefly forced people to evacuate a neighborhood next to City Park, a fire official said. About 30 personnel were working the edges of the...

Increasing wildfire danger in SC leads to Red Flag alert

Mar. 07, 2022 10:06 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A breezy, dry Monday has led the state Forestry Commission to issue a statewide Reg Flat Alert for outdoor burning in South Carolina to try to prevent wildfires. The alert discourages outdoor fires, like burning debris, and can trigger local county bans on...