Silver City Battles Multiple Lightning Fires
SILVER CITY, NM- This Fourth of July weekend was busy for Gila National Forest firefighters.
Officials report the area had 12 fires ranging from a small spot fire to 8 acres, most of which were lightning-caused.
Only two of the fires are being investigated as non-lightning fires.
Firefighters continue to extinguish one fire, near Sapillo Creek, approximately 8 miles west of Lake Robert.