New Mexico officials: Be prepared for a severe fire season

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New Mexico officials: Be prepared for a severe fire season

A fire danger sign indicates conditions are extreme in the wooded areas along the Rio Grande on the northern edge of Albuquerque. State and federal land managers and other officials gathered in Albuquerque on March 27 to warn of a potentially severe fire season around the state as dry conditions persist and spring winds ramp up.

New Mexico officials: Be prepared for a severe fire season

A fire danger sign indicates conditions are extreme in the wooded areas along the Rio Grande on the northern edge of Albuquerque. State and federal land managers and other officials gathered in Albuquerque on March 27 to warn of a potentially severe fire season around the state as dry conditions persist and spring winds ramp up.

New Mexico officials: Be prepared for a severe fire season

New Mexico Lt. Gov. John Sanchez discusses the potential for a severe fire season across the state as dry conditions persist and spring winds pick up during a news conference in Albuquerque on March 27. Sanchez was joined by dozens of state and federal land managers and municipal officials as he warned residents to be prepared for the wildfire season.