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NMSU and city firefighters control fire in Greek housing complex

Firefighters from New Mexico State University and the city of Las Cruces controlled a fire at the campus Greek housing complex Friday. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

ries were reported.

NMSU Fire Chief Darrell Smith said the fire, which started at about 11:33 a.m., was controlled about a half hour later.

Nine university and 17 city firefighters used six fire engines and a heavy rescue truck to control the fire. Smith and NMSU Police Chief Jaime Chavez complimented the quick response and smooth collaboration between the city and the university in containing the fire at about 12:05 p.m.

Bob Nosbisch
July 28, 2006