NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Bills to bolster the recovery efforts from two wildfires last year are making their way through the Roundhouse.
Senate Bill 430 would set aside $20 million to help those affected by the McBride Fire, which burned more than 6-thousand acres in the Ruidoso area, destroying 200 homes.
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Meanwhile, Senate Bill 334 would allocate $3 million to support the recovery after the Black Fire. That fire burned 325,000 acres and became the second-largest fire in state history.