Four units a 'total loss' after fire breaks out at NE Albuquerque complex | KOB 4
Advertisement

Four units a 'total loss' after fire breaks out at NE Albuquerque complex

Marian Camacho
April 13, 2018 04:22 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –Firefighters battled a fire at an apartment complex in northeast Albuquerque Friday but efforts were hampered due to a broken water main.

Advertisement

AFD units arrived on scene just after noon at the apartments on Osuna east of San Mateo.  When crews arrived on scene they observed smoke and flames rising from the apartments with eight apartments fully-involved.

Water pressure was low due to the broken water main, prompting officials to call for a second alarm and take a defensive approach to the fire. Firefighters were able to put out the fire a short time after.

Fire officials say four apartments were a total loss, with the remainder sustaining smoke and water damage.

No one was injured in the fire, however, some residents were displaced and have been assisted by the American Red Cross.

The fire is now under investigation.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement




Disabled veteran has mementos stolen while passing through Albuquerque

Judge rules lack of sufficient education for all NM students violates constitutional rights

Volunteer safety patrol organization eyeing Albuquerque chapter

Residents give their say on how tax dollars should be spent

Eye on New Mexico: What's next after UNM sports cuts?