A Chaparral house fire has caused the death of a man
Fire officials responded to a house fire at 836 Nogales Ave in Chaparral around 5pm Tuesday evening.
According to the Otero County Sheriff's Office, the homeowner, 62 year old, Hector Gonzalez, died inside the home despite repeated attempts to rescue him.
Sheriff David Hunter, told News Channel Nine that 2 dogs also died inside the home.
Gonzalez's wife, son and daughter were able to escape.
Gonzalez's son was taken to University Medical Center for minor cuts after attempting to rescue his father.
The home is a complete loss, the cause of the fire at this time is still under investigation.