ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two people were found dead inside a home following a house fire in southeast Albuquerque. The fire broke out Tuesday morning at a house near Kathryn and I-25 around 6:48 a.m.
The blaze happened at a house that fire crews have previously been to before for fires. Albuquerque Fire Rescue says on scene crews could see smoke and flames coming from several sides of the home.
AFR says that crews were eventually pulled out of the house as fire conditions inside became more dangerous. The fire has been extinguished and following an investigation, two bodies were found deceased inside the home.
Their identities have not been confirmed at this time and their cause of death is being investigated. According to AFR, the Albuquerque Police Department is assisting with the investigation and the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office also provided help with the use of their cadaver K-9.
No other information has been released at this time.