Fire crews knock down apartment fire

Wildfire smoke

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Firefighters were able to extinguish an apartment fire within five minutes of arrival, and contained the flames to one unit Monday.

AFD says crews were called to the Arrowhead Apartments at 12012 Skyline Rd NE around 12:35 p.m.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported to crew members. Due to smoke damage, however, the tenant will be displaced, AFD says.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 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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