AFR puts out house fire allegedly set by squatter

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Fire Rescue put out a house fire on Wednesday morning that investigators say was set by a squatter. Crews responded to the home downtown near Lomas Blvd. and Sixth Street where police say a woman was camping inside a vacant home.


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According to court documents, the woman told police she was cold and lit a bundle of paper to keep warm. That fire then got out of control.

The woman, Felicia Lozoya, is now charged with negligent arson. The home remains boarded up.

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