More than 2.700 firefighters were battling the largest active wildfire in the United States in northern New Mexico on Sunday with many evacuees ever more worried for their future, after weeks of absence.

The largest fire in the state’s history has been blazing for six weeks, and some of the hundreds of people who have been forced to evacuate say they are losing financial resources.

Officials at the Glorieta adventure camp say there were 67 cases of the coronavirus among the evacuees, including some who had to be admitted to hospital.

Amity Maes, a 30-year-old Mora resident who says she is eight months pregnant and destitute, told the Santa Fe New Mexican that she hopped around for weeks before taking shelter in the evacuation center in Glorieta where she thought she had contracted COVID-19.

Cerro Grande Fire

The Cerro Grande Fire was a disastrous forest fire in New Mexico, United States of America, that occurred in May 2000. The fire started as a controlled burn, (wikipedia)

National Interagency Fire Center

The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho is the physical facility which is the home to the National Interagency Coordination Center , and the National Multi-Agency Coordination group . (wikipedia)

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