Patrick Lohmann

Patrick Lohmann

Patrick Lohmann is a reporter for Source New Mexico. He has been a reporter since 2007, when he wrote stories for $15 apiece at a now-defunct tabloid in Gallup, his hometown. Since then, he's worked at UNM's Daily Lobo, the Albuquerque Journal and the Syracuse Post-Standard.

David Martinez lost his cabin in the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon wildfire last year. (Adria Malcolm, special to ProPublica)

The federal government accidentally burned down their houses, then made it hard to come home

By: - April 25, 2023

This article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with Source New Mexico. Sign up for ProPublica’s Dispatches and Source New Mexico’s newsletter to get stories like this one as soon as they are published.  The wildfire had already burned 160 square miles of northern New Mexico forest last spring when it suddenly […]