Tuesday, March 08, 2011
The Bernalillo County Fire Department (BCFD) is sending two engines and eight firefighters to assist with the Quail Ridge Fire in Silver City.
“BCFD has been asked by NM State Forestry to assist with this fire and as the second largest fire department in New Mexico, we are glad to help out our neighbors in this time of need,” says Fire Chief John Garcia.
The crews are expected to be deployed at least through Sunday, March 13, 2011.
The fire, which started on Monday, March 7, is located just south of Silver City and is believed to be started by humans.
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