New Mexico http://knau.org en Gila Fire on Pace to Break Record http://knau.org/post/gila-fire-pace-break-record <p>A wildfire raging out of control in southwestern New Mexico grew by 30 square miles overnight Monday.&nbsp;&nbsp;The massive blaze is on track to become the largest in the state&#39;s history.</p><p>Whipped by strong winds, the Whitewater Baldy Complex fire is expected to break the record set by last year&#39;s devastating Las Conchas wildfire that scorched 244 square miles. &nbsp;It&#39;s burned at least a dozen summer cabins and is a long way from containment.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 01:25:27 +0000 Elaine Baumgartel 14641 at http://knau.org Gila Fire on Pace to Break Record