An abandoned radiator shop in the 2500 block of west Picacho Avenue sustained heat, smoke, and water damage during an early-morning fire on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023.
The Las Cruces Fire Department was dispatched to the fire about 5 a.m. Feb. 18. Upon arriving, firefighters found heavy fire conditions, forced entry into the building, and attacked the fire.
It took 20 firefighters about 10 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.