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Governor: State's focus on saving lives


Last updated 4/26/2022 at 1:57pm

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Larry Smith, public information for Southwest Incident Management Team 5, and basecamp caterers Jack Carpenter and Slaton Owens watch on Saturday as ponderosa pines explode into flames while the Cooks Peak Fire expands past a firefighting base camp in Ocate, west of Wagon Mound.

SANTA FE - With wildfires igniting around New Mexico, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham called on state residents to heed evacuation orders and brace for a long fire season.

In a weekend briefing, the governor said there were 20 active wildfires burning...

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