Staff ReportNewsWest 9
HOBBS, N.M. – Officials are investigating after a structure fire in Hobbs on Thursday morning.
The fire sparked up inside of a vacant building in the 500 block of North Turner.
Several homes and buildings near the fire were evacuated due to heavy smoke in the area.
Hobbs firefighters were able to get the fire under control.
Some streets in the area of the fire will remain closed.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.