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Fire at Tucumcari's Hampton Inn

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Tucumcari, NM - A fire is now contained at Tucumcari's Hampton Inn after 20 to 30 guests were evacuated.

Fire officials say the blaze started at around 3:30 early Wednesday morning from a lightning strike on the top of the hotel's southwest corner.

 No injuries have been reported.

Firefighters are still working to put the blaze out, but they say the fire is contained.

Photos courtesy of Quay County Sun.
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