Fire destroys Tucumcari probation office

State Fire Investigator Sam Anaya examines the damage at the Adult Probation office following a fire Monday morning. The probation office is reported as a complete loss with several surrounding buildings reporting heavy smoke damage.

State fire officials this morning are investigating a fire that destroyed the adult probation office in Tucumcari.

Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said units were called to the office in the 200 block of East Main at 3:45 this morning.

Cherry said three nearby buildings sustained serious smoke damage in addition to the destruction of the probation office.

Officials said they did not immediately know what caused the blaze.

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