Fire officials are now reporting that the Little Bear fire is at 51 percent containment.
There will be a community meeting today at 7 p.m. in two separate locations so residents can get information about the Little Bear Fire, which has burned more than 38,000 acres and 234 structures in the Lincoln National Forrest. One meeting will take place in the main gymnasium of Ruidoso High School, 125 Warrior Road. Capitan will also have a community meeting at the fairgrounds. For more information visit www.inciweb.org or call 575-258-6900 24 hours a day.