ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Fire Rescue is investigating a house fire that happened in the southeast region of the city on Sunday, October 17. Crews were sent to a fire call to the 1000 block of Alvarado Drive early Sunday morning. They say the apartment had heavy flames and smoke pouring out when they arrived.
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Crews had to rescue one person and two dogs. The person was sent to a local hospital and the dogs were treated at an emergency vet.
KRQE News 13 spoke to the mother of the person living at the apartment and she said crews worked diligently to ensure everyone was safe. “When I got here, the medics, they were doing great. They had oxygen on the dogs trying to revive them,” said Leslie Baca, the victim’s mother.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. The victim’s condition is unknown.