ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to three residential fires Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
AFR says crews responded to a residential fire in northeast Albuquerque around 4 a.m. Wednesday, crews were called to the 3000 block of Aliso Drive. Crews says heavy flames were coming from the house when crews arrived on scene. Crews were able to get the fire under control and no injuries were reported. Officials say a neighbor was the one who called 911 and also helped an elderly man evacuate the home. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
AFR says crews responded to a fire at a single-story home near Zuni and Louisiana. They say the fire was burning in the attic of the home, which was not occupied. Crews extinguished the fire and no injuries were reported during the incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Officials say crews responded to an apartment complex near Tramway and Montgomery Tuesday night to reports of an explosion. When AFR arrived they found light smoke and smoldering material in one of the apartments. AFR says the fire was accidental and no injuries were reported in the incident.