1 person killed in Chaves County house fire

New Mexico

CHAVES COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – One person was killed when a house caught fire in Chaves County.

The fire broke out at the home just north of Roswell over the weekend. When firefighters arrived, they found the home totally engulfed in flames. Once it was extinguished, one person was found dead.

It’s unclear how the fire started, but the sheriff’s office and fire marshal are investigating.

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