Firefighters respond to house fire in northwest Albuquerque

ABQ Fire Department Paramedic unit
ABQ Fire Department Paramedic unit (Carey Olson KRQE)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Firefighters responded to a house fire Saturday afternoon on 2nd Street and Candelaria.

Just before 3 p.m., firefighters arrived to see smoke and flames coming from the home. It was under control within ten minutes of arrival.

Firefighters say there were a mother and son who broke into the abandoned house. The son lit a candle and somehow his jacket lit on fire. There were no injuries reported.

The fire is not under investigation.


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