The Homicide Squad is investigating after one person was found dead in a fire in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating Saturday’s death. A human body was reportedly found at the scene of the fire.

The Albuquerque Fire Department (AFR) was called to the scene of the blaze sometime after 7 a.m. in the 2500 block of Silver Avenue, northeast, officials said.

AFR said 13 units were dispatched to the scene and were a one-story duplex. The fire was quickly extinguished.

A human body was found at the scene. Because of the man’s injuries, the Homicide Squad was called.

No firefighters were injured, officials said, and the investigation is ongoing.

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