VADO FIRE CLOSES NM HIGHWAY 478 A total of 51 firefighters from Ana County Fire and Emergency Services and other agencies responded to a brush fire that threatened homes and other structures at 2:58 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 at Lechuga Road and NM Highway 478, near Vado. Highway 478Read More →

BLM to enact fire restrictions in New Mexico Santa Fe, N.M. – Due to increasing fire danger and to prevent human-caused ignitions, the Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions on BLM-managed lands in New Mexico beginning May 20 at 12:01 a.m. Prohibitions include: use of campfires or charcoal;Read More →

Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safe World “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safe World,” the theme for Building Safety Month, May 2020, raises awareness about the importance of safe and resilient construction, fire prevention, disaster moderation, and new technologies in the construction industry. Building Safety Month 2020 encourages appropriate steps everyone canRead More →

No one was hurt when the Church’s Chicken downtown caught fire. The fire, was reported about 5:30 Monday morning. Witnesses indicated seeing flames inside the building. Las Cruces firefighters arrived, forced entry into the building and had the fire contained within seven minutes. The fire was contained to the kitchenRead More →

Firefighters quickly extinguished a mobile home fire on Karen Avenue Sunday afternoon. First responders were dispatched to the fire off Dona Ana Road, shortly before 2 Sunday afternoon, Las Cruces firefighters arrived within six minutes of the initial call and located the fire in a single-wide mobile home. Firefighters hadRead More →

A morning fire destroyed an Adobe home in La Union yesterday, despite the efforts of two-dozen firefighters fighting the fire. KVIA is reporting a firefighter from Sunland Park was injured battling the blaze, he was believed to have suffered from exhaustion and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. VolunteerRead More →