Silver City Battles Multiple Lightning Fires

Silver City Battles Multiple Lightning Fires
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 4:06pm

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.

 

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