Wildfire-season outlook is worrisome for N.M., officials say

04/2/2013 | ClaimsJournal.com

Drought conditions and dropping fuel-moisture levels are among the factors creating high wildfire risk for New Mexico this year, officials say. "We've had a pretty lackluster winter, but we don't know what it's going to be like this spring. We hope for the best but prepare for the worst," says Dan Ware, a spokesman for New Mexico State Forestry.

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