Corrales fire that damaged cars and home contained, under investigation

New Mexico News

CORRALES, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials say no one was hurt in a large fire and explosion on a property in Corrales on Sunday afternoon. Corrales Fire Department officials are now looking into what sparked the fire outside a home at the end of Gossett Lane just after 1 p.m.

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They say there was an explosion that was either popping car tires or a propane or gas tank. Multiple belongings and structures caught fire including an estimated 25 cars, plus boats, woodpiles, generators, and part of the roof of the home.

Some fire crew members were affected by the heat but no one was taken to the hospital. Fire crews from Corrales, Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, and Bernalillo, and Sandoval counties were involved in fighting the fire.

The fire was contained to the property and slightly north of it. The cause is currently under investigation.

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