Multiple wildfires near Ruidoso prompt evacuations


The South Fork Fire is burning immediately west of Ruidoso, and evacuations are underway for multiple communities in the area, including the Village of Ruidoso itself. According to officials, the size of the South Fork Fire is now an estimated 13,921 acres. The Salt Fire is also burning southwest of Ruidoso, and according to officials, the fire is now 4,876 acres.

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