Significant progress made on Thompson Ridge Fire

Posted at: 06/08/2013 6:39 PM
Updated at: 06/09/2013 12:33 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

Fire crews have made significant progress on the Thompson Ridge Fire burning in the Valles Caldera.

The fire is now 40 percent contained but has grown to more than 18,000 acres.

Crews worked on mop up efforts on the west and north sides of the fire today.

There are more than a thousand people fighting the fire.