Loop Fire 90 Percent Contained, Over 30,000 Acres Burned

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CARLSBAD, N.M. - Fire crews are still battling the Loop Fire at the Carlsbad Caverns.

They are making significant progress and the fire is 90 percent contained.

So far, over 30,000 acres have been destroyed.

Firefighters expect to have the flames fully contained by Saturday.

On Thursday, the park opened back up to visitors.