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McBride fire in Ruidoso, New Mexico destroys several buildings as four schools evacuated and fire causes power outages

THE McBride fire in Ruidoso, New Mexico, rages as several buildings are destroyed and four schools evacuated.

Power outages were also triggered by the fire, which now spans up to 15,000 acres, according to Lincoln National Forest.

Evacuations are underway in Ruidoso, New Mexico

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Evacuations are underway in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Evacuation has been ordered for those living in Homestead Loop, Lower Eagle, and the area north of the local high school in Ruidoso.

In addition, the Ruidoso schools have evacuated students from Sierra Vista School, White Mountain School, Ruidoso Middle School and Ruidoso High School.

Students were taken to the Ruidoso Convention Center.

The fire reportedly started on McBride Drive around 2:30 p.m. local time.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Several buildings, including homes, have been lost on Ruidoso, according to New Mexico Fire Information.

Strong winds are also affecting the fire and have been said to have cut power and phone lines KOAT7 news.

Representative Melanie Stansbury tweeted, “New Mexico, a red flag warning is in effect – taking extra precautions and canceling planned burns.”

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