Fire breaks out at homeless camp in Berrendo riverbed

New Mexico

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – On Thursday, a fire broke out in the Berrendo riverbed. Officials say one of the homeless camps caught fire but crews were able to contain it to a small area.

Two people seen leaving the area were detained. It’s unknown if any charges were filed and investigators haven’t said what caused the fire.

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