New Mexico delegation seeks changes to wildfire aid rules


              FILE - The Calf Canyon/Hermit Peak Fire burns in the mountains near Pecos, N.M., on May 25, 2022. New Mexico's congressional delegation says the U.S. government should make changes to rules proposed for processing damage claims stemming from a historic wildfire sparked by forest managers. The delegation sent a letter to FEMA this week, saying many residents in the impoverished rural area are still reeling from the emotional, financial and physical tolls of the Hermit's Peak-Calf Canyon Fires. (Eddie Moore/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Smoke from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire drifts over Las Vegas, N.M., in May 7, 2022. New Mexico's congressional delegation says the U.S. government should make changes to rules proposed for processing damage claims stemming from a historic wildfire sparked by forest managers. The delegation sent a letter to FEMA this week, saying many residents in the impoverished rural area are still reeling from the emotional, financial and physical tolls of the Hermit's Peak-Calf Canyon Fires. (Robert Browman/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File).
New Mexico delegation seeks changes to wildfire aid rules