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New Mexico Fire: Harbinger for a Bad Fire Season

The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire in New Mexico has now consumed more than 200,000 acres in and around the Gila National Forest. We get the latest update on the fire. Then we'll talk about the upcoming fire season.  What can we expect when the season starts early and drought conditions are getting worse?
 
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Elaine Baumgartel, Host/Reporter, Morning Edition, KUNM-FM Albuquerque, NM
William Wallace Covington, PhD, Dir, Ecological Restoration Inst and Regents Prof, Northern Arizona University

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