Cruces firefighters extinguished an attic fire that damaged a home early
after 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, firefighters were dispatched to the
report of a residential structure fire on the 1100 block of Wingate Road. Crews
arrived to find smoke emitting from the roof of the home. The occupants of the
determined the fire was concentrated in the home’s attic. Crews cut ventilation
holes in the roof and were able to extinguish the fire within a short time. The
home sustained smoke and water damage, but there were no reports of injuries.
cause of the fire remains under investigation.