Multiple agencies investigate fire near Rio Rancho that left 2 dead

New Mexico News

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Multiple agencies are investigating what sparked a deadly fire north of Rio Rancho early Sunday morning. Sandoval County Fire & Rescue reports that in addition to its units, cress from the Rio Rancho Fire Department, Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office, and State Fire Marshal’s Office responded to a structure fire in at a trailer on Hidalgo Road and Northern Blvd. around 2:50 a.m.

SCFR states that during firefighting operations two victims were found dead inside the trailer. The cause of the fire and cause of death are currently under investigation.


Story continues below


Extensive damage to the structure was also reported by officials. The victims have not been identified.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

New Mexico Hourly Forecasts ⟶

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources - Maps

MORE NEWS RESOURCES