Little Bear Wildfire 90% Contained
POSTED: Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 4:28pm
UPDATED: Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 5:27pm
RUIDOSO, N.M. — Good news about the Little Bear wildfire burning near Ruidoso, as the fire is 90 percent contained Saturday.
Firefighters were able to make progress because of increased humidity and an afternoon rain storm. The fire has charred more than 44,000 acres and destroyed 254 structures. It was sparked by lightning on June 4.