Fire destroys Roswell railroad bridge

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ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell railroad bridge was completely destroyed after a major fire Thursday.

According to Roswell Fire Department the fire began at approximately 2:30 Thursday afternoon at the railroad bridge at Hendricks and Lincoln.

RFD said the bridge allows trains to cross the river and although the line is active there was no train near the bridge at the time of the fire.

No one was injured in the incident.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. RFD said officials are investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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