ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to a fire at the Sandia Vista Apartments around 3 a.m. Thursday. AFR said 14 units responded to the scene.
Officials said heavy smoke and flames were visible from the first level of the apartment. They reported the fire was extinguished quickly and did not spread to other units at the apartment complex.
AFR claimed there were four people in the apartment, two dogs and a bird; all were able to evacuate the apartment. However, one person was injured with burns on her feet, and four families were displaced.
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No firefighters were injured during the incident. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.