Dona Ana County mobile home destroyed in fire


A fire destroyed a mobile home in Dona Ana County on East Organ Road Saturday afternoon.

The Dona Ana County Fire Department said they received the call around 4:20 p.m. of smoke coming from a mobile home in the 800 block of East Organ Road.

Officials said when crews got on-scene about 40 percent of the home was engulfed.

Dona Ana County Fire Chief Arturo Herrera called the home a total loss.

It took a dozen firefighters nearly 40 minutes to get the fire under control, according to Herrera.

Herrera said the family, who lives in the home, is staying with other family members.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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