Wildfire smoke that poses a health hazard to millions is choking the West Coast as firefighters battle deadly blazes. This digital interactive map shows particulate matter levels in West Coast states and into New Mexico. This map is current and will be continually updated.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
New Mexico Wildfire News
- Mars Fire burning in Manzanita Mountains remains at 20 acresBERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Sunday, October 18 just south of Tijeras. […]
- Luna Fire reported in Carson National Forest; about 7,412 acres burned, 0% containedTAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The U.S. Forest Service reports that a fire started in the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National […]
- Medio Fire still creating visible smokeNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A fire in the Santa Fe National Forest is still giving off a lot of smoke. Lightning caused the 4,000 […]
- Warming trend means California’s lethal fire season not overCool weather and light drizzle in some places provided relief for firefighters working to increase containment of numerous wildfires across California on Saturday, but the forecast for dry and warming conditions starting on Sunday signaled that the state’s lethal fire season is far from over.