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Second House Fire in Less Than a Week in North Raton

By Marty Mayfield

KRTN Multi-Media

Raton Fire and Emergency Services along with Colfax Fire fighters responded to a house fire just after 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening at North Second and Tinaja.

This is the second house fire in the north Raton neighborhood near Columbian School in less than a week.

The house was occupied at the time of the fire.  The residents returned to the home to find embers dropping form the chimney pipe. When fire fighters arrived on scene, flames were visible from the roof of the structure. The fire was located in the attic.

It was determined that the chimney was the cause of the fire. The house received major damage.

 

Raton Fire personnel were called to a house fire at Tinaja and North 2nd St in North Raton just after 7:00 p.m. This is the second house fire in that neighborhood in the last week.

Raton Fire personnel were called to a house fire at Tinaja and North 2nd St in North Raton just after 7:00 p.m. This is the second house fire in that neighborhood in the last week.

 

Flames exit the roof of this house at North 2nd St. and Tinaja just after 7:00 p.m.

Flames exit the roof of this house at North 2nd St. and Tinaja just after 7:00 p.m.

 

Flames subsided as Raton Fire Fighters work to extinguish the fire at this house on North 2nd and Tinaja Sunday evening.

Flames subsided as Raton Fire Fighters work to extinguish the fire at this house on North 2nd and Tinaja Sunday evening.

One comment on “Second House Fire in Less Than a Week in North Raton

  1. Ember Brandenburg says:

    The first responders did a great job of getting this under control! We are thankful to have such a dedicated group of heroes!