Fire sparks at Las Vegas, NM hotel

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – There were huge plumes of smoke in Las Vegas, N.M., on Tuesday as an old hotel went up in flames.

The fire started around 6 p.m. at the Inn of Las Vegas on north Grand Avenue. The fire continued to burn Tuesday night.

The whole building was engulfed and it appeared firefighters were letting it burn itself out.

The city says the building has been boarded up for years.

There’s no word yet on what started the fire, but there were no injuries.

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