AZTEC, N.M. (KRQE) – Fire crews are investigating a camp trailer fire that is suspected to have caused one death. According to San Juan County Fire & Rescue, crews responded to reports of an RV that was on fire north of NM 574 near Road 1300 around around 3:00 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 26.
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In a news release, SJCFR state that crews arrived at the scene to find the RV trailer completely engulfed in flames. During firefighting operations crews reportedly found a dead occupant.
The victim’s identity as not yet been released by officials. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the San Juan County Joint Fire & Explosion Investigation Task Force along with the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials report that at this time there are no signs of foul play.