ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Around 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Albuquerque Fire Rescue was dispatched to 510 Martinez Lane NE for reports of a single-story structure fire. When crews arrived they found an abandoned and boarded-up structure.

According to AFR, the fire was declared a defensive fire, and crews worked from the exterior to extinguish the fire. They say no firefighters or civilians were injured in the incident. The cause of the fire is still under investigation but it is suspected that it was started by squatters. Investigators say the fire started outside and spread to the home.