Origin of Silver City, NM Fire Pinpointed
SILVER CITY, NM - Investigators found parts of a catalytic converter at the scene of a wildfire near Silver City and say that is what likely sparked the flames.
The fire destroyed 13 homes. Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate the area. They have since returned home.
Firefighters have nearly contained the fire.
The flames have consumed 1,800 acres.