New Mexico landscape shrouded in orange haze as wildfires spread to 370 square miles

Wildfires turned parts of the New Mexico landscape a blurry orange, as dry weather and high winds saw the fires spread to 370 square miles on Wednesday, May 11 amid red flag warnings for parts of the state. Captured by Joseph Kelly, these images show hazy scenes in Black Lake, a rural community in Colfax County, on Tuesday afternoon. As of Wednesday morning, the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon wildfires had increased from 203,920 acres (319 square miles) on May 10 to 236,939 acres (370 square miles) and the containment had dropped from 39 percent to 33 percent, according to the official report. reports. Credit: Joseph Kelly via Storyful

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