AZTEC, N.M. — Authorities say two people are dead and another was injured following a mobile home fire in northwestern New Mexico.

Volunteer firefighters responded to the blaze Wednesday night along with emergency crews from San Juan County and Farmington. The home was engulfed in smoke and flames when firefighters arrived.

Authorities say firefighters worked to rescue the two individuals who were pronounced deceased on scene. They say the other resident was treated for minor injuries.

State police closed a nearby county road while firefighters and investigators secured the scene.

Authorities said Thursday that the fire remains under investigation.

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