Wildfire Incident Information
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100% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
19 mins, 44 secs ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 2:36 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-NMN5S-000115
Dispatch Notes
Fire contained
Primary Fire Agency

New Mexico State Forestry Division — Capitan District

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the McBride Fire

The McBride Fire started on April 12, 2022 around 2:30 pm on Warrior Rd in Ruidoso, NM. The fire quickly spread into neighboring residential areas and continued to move northeast. There are 2 confirmed fatalities and over 200 homes have been lost. The fire is now 89% contained. All evacuations for this fire have now been lifted. Fire crews are continuing to mop-up hotspots. 
 

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 2:30 AM MDT
Location
Gavilan Canyon Road in the Village of Ruidoso that spread NE onto the Lincoln National Forest.
Incident Commander
IMT 4
Coordinates
33.333, -105.635
Size (Acres)
6,159
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Grasses, Timber
Significant Events
Minimal fire activity today

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Engine crews working to mop-up and secure residential areas. Crew will continue to cold-trail and mop-up

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Above normal temperatures, critically low realative humidity and gusty winds.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Emergency Operations Center
Phone: 575-258-6900
Hours: Mon-Sun 8a-8p
Fire Unit Information
Lincoln National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3463 Las Palomas
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Dispatch Center Contact

Alamogordo Dispatch Center (NM-ADC)

Alamogordo, NM

575-437-2286

https://gacc.nifc.gov/swcc/dc/nmadc/