Tag Archives: McBride Fire

McBride Fire Update: April 17, 9:02 AM

McBride Fire – Sunday, April 17, 2022 Daily Update Acres: 6,159Cause: Under investigationContainment: 56%Start Date: April 12, 2022Location: Gavilan Canyon within the Village of RuidosoFuels: Timber, brush, grassesStructures burned: 207 primary structures, multipleoutbuildingsPersonnel: 381 Fatalities: 2 citizens Highlights: Yesterday, significant progress was made towards securing containment of the McBride fire. Due to a focused effort […]

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McBride Fire Update: April 16, 10:20 AM

McBride Fire – April 16, 2022 Daily Update Acres: 6,195Cause: Under investigationContainment: 0%Start Date: April 12, 2022Location: Gavilan Canyon within the Village of RuidosoFuels: Timber, brush, grassesStructures burned: 207 primary structures, multipleoutbuildingsPersonnel: 299 Fatalities: 2 citizens Highlights: A Virtual Public Meeting will be held tonight at 6pm on Facebook. Questions can be submitted in advance […]

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McBride Fire Update: April 14, 11:44 AM

McBride Fire Daily Update – April 14, 2022 Acres: 5,736 acres Cause: Under investigation Containment: 0% Start Date: April 12,2022 Location: Gavilan Canyon within the Village of Ruidoso  Fuels: Timber, brush, dry grasses Structures burned: 207 primary structures, multiple  outbuildings  Fatalities: 2            Highlights: Yesterday firefighters continued to focus on structural point protection in the […]

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McBride Fire Update: April 13, 6pm

Location:  Village of Ruidoso Cause: Under investigation Percent containment: 0% Start date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Size: 5,381 acres Vegetation: Grass, brush, Timber Resources: Village, County, State, Federal Fire activity: On Wednesday afternoon the fire jumped Gavilan Canyon Road leading to the evacuation of all of Gavilan Canyon East behind the McDonald’s Restaurant. The McBride […]

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McBride Fire: Additional Evacuations

On Wednesday afternoon the fire jumped Gavilan Canyon Road leading to the evacuation of all of Gavilan Canyon East behind the McDonald’s Restaurant. Evacuations: Mandatory evacuations remain in place in the following areas: Moon Mountain Area: High Loop, Lupin, Starlight etc. Gavilan Canyon: From Highway 70 to Lower Eagle Creek. East of Hull: McBride, Snowcap, […]

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