UPDATE:

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials from the New Mexico State Police Department announce all evacuations will be lifted in McBride Fire Area.

According to department reports, the Type1Incident Team came together with the New Mexico State Police department, the Village of Ruidoso, and Lincoln County officials to lift all evacuation orders in the McBride Fire area.

Residents in the following areas will be allowed to return at 10:00 a.m. today: 

  • Gavilan Canyon from Warrior Drive south to HWY 70
  • Lower Eagle Creek

Original story:

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials from the New Mexico State Police Department announced evacuation orders are being lifted in the following neighborhoods of the McBride Fire area Saturday.

Evacuation orders are being lifted in the following areas:

  • Gavilan Canyon from Warrior Drive north to HWY 48
  • Fawn Ridge
  • Homestead Acres
  • Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates
  • Deer Valley
  • Deer Park
  • Alto Mesa Estates
  • Deer Creek Road, Cougar Lane, Woodwind Lane, Skyhawk Lane
  • Area east of Flute Player Way

The following areas that remain under mandatory evacuation include: 

  • Gavilan Canyon from Warrior Drive south to HWY 70
  • Lower Eagle Creek

According to a New Mexico State Police report, the Ruidoso Convention Center remains open, and the Red Cross and Salvation Army are on scene to provide hot meals, water, and support to evacuees. T-Mobile is also offering free mobile phones.