Clovis man attempts to extinguish house fire

Clovis NM house fire

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – A house fire that injured an elderly man is under investigation in Clovis.

Firefighters responded to the home on the 2500 block of Wallace Street Monday afternoon.

An elderly man who lives in the home reportedly tried to put the fire out himself and suffered minor burns.

They tell the Clovis News Journal the fire started in the living room but the cause is still unknown. 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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