Break in windy weather allows fleet of air tankers, helicopters to douse flames in Gila Forest

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 7:35 PM

SILVER CITY, N.M. — A sortie of air tankers and helicopters took advantage of a break in the windy weather Monday to drop water and fire retardant on New Mexico's first major wildfire of the season.

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