AFD: Homeless person starts fire in abandoned building

Wildfire smoke

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque firefighters put out a fire in an abandoned building Monday morning after a homeless person started it to keep warm.

AFD says crews responded to the fire near 1st Street and Mountain around 8:00 a.m. They had the fire out within minutes.

Officials say the homeless person was not injured in the fire.

 

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