New Mexico village seeks prayers as deadly wildfire rages

  • A two-story house continues to smolder following the McBride Fire in Ruidoso, New Mexico, on Thursday. (Justin Garcia /The Las Cruces Sun News via AP)

With towering pine trees and cool mountain breezes, a pocket of southern New Mexico draws thousands of tourists and horse racing fans every summer. It’s also a community that knows how devastating wildfires can be.