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LCFD Responds to Solarridge Street Fire 2018

Multiple units from the Las Cruces Fire Department responded this morning, to the 3200 block of Solarridge Street for a working residential fire. The fire occurred in a one-story, multi-duplex (townhomes), causing extensive damage. The fire is currently under investigation and crews are still on scene. The fire was quickly brought under control with no reports of injuries.

The initial call was received by Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch around 9:01 a.m. Tuesday morning. Crews were dispatched and the first unit arrived within four minutes of the initial call.

The first arriving officer from Engine 6 (Northrise and Roadrunner) established command and gave a report of a working fire in the attached garage. The next arriving units were assigned to search for victims and advance additional hose lines to attack the fire.

Additionally, due to the arrangement of the homes, fire crews were staged at both sides of the home. Smoke was found in the south side, but fire was not extended. The fire had advanced, upon arrival of crews, and fire attack was accomplished through the front door, garage door and back of the home.

The fire is still under investigation and no preliminary reports of cause are currently available. There are no reports of injury to civilians or firefighters. The fire was brought under control within 30 minutes.