FBI Offers Reward for Information about Deadly New Mexico Wildfires

Fires in New Mexico killed two people. Photo: FBI

By Steve Neavling

The FBI is offering a reward for information about a pair of New Mexico wildfires that killed two people, destroyed hundreds of homes, and burned more than 24,000 acres in the past week. 

The bureau is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the fires in southern New Mexico. 

The fires were discovered on June 17 and were still burning on Monday morning. 

The two fatalities were found Tuesday in or near Ruidoso, according to New Mexico State Police

Thousands of people have been evacuated, and about 1,400 structures have been destroyed by fire.

The cause of the fires is unknown at this time.

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