Fire Threatens Warehouse
LAS CRUCES - Firefighters put out a fire last night that threatened a furniture warehouse.
The fire department was called to a report of a tree fire, near Compress Rd. and Brown Rd., at around 9:00 p.m.
First units discovered an outside brush and rubbish fire extending into a furniture warehouse located in the 700 block of South Compress.
Crews called for help immediately fought the fire.
The exterior fire was extinguished within minutes.
firefighters located an area where fire penetrated the interior wall and they were able to extinguish the burning materials before nearby stacks of furniture ignited.