Fire threatening homes near Rio Rancho now contained

Fire near Rio Rancho
Fire near Rio Rancho

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – A brush fire near Rio Rancho is now fully contained.

The fire got dangerously close to homes when it broke out Wednesday evening on Frost Road, near Northern and Unser, just outside of city limits.

The fire burned 13 acres.

A shed was burned to the ground, and flames also spread to a car.

No one was hurt.

No word on how the fire started, but officials are investigating.