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Chopper 4 video shows devastation of wildfires in New Mexico

It will be a long road to recovery for people living in and around Ruidoso.

RUIDOSO, NM – Recovery will be a long road for people living in and around Ruidoso. The South Fork and Salt fires are 90% contained as of the latest update.

While the fires themselves do not pose an active threat at this time, the devastation they left behind is affecting many New Mexicans right now.

That area will be particularly prone to flooding on Tuesday.

Video captured by Chopper 4 on Tuesday morning illustrates how much the fires have changed the community.

Watch the video above for more information.