RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – The McBride fire started on April 12 along Warrior Drive near McBride Drive in Ruidoso. Crews have been working to secure structures and contain the fire. Evacuations have been recommended as of April 13.

Damage left by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: Gabe Chavez, KRQE News 13)
Damage left by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: Gabe Chavez, KRQE News 13)
Damage left by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: Gabe Chavez, KRQE News 13)
Damage left by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: Gabe Chavez, KRQE News 13)
Damage left by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: Gabe Chavez, KRQE News 13)
Air tanker drops fire retardant over the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Viewer submitted photo)
Air tanker drops fire retardant over the McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Viewer submitted photo)
Northside of Moon Mountain at McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: McBride Fire Facebook)
Air Tanker flying across the mountains McBride Fire in Ruidoso on April 13, 2022. (Courtesy: McBride Fire Facebook)