Fri. Aug 14th, 2020

89 year old Clovis woman dies in house fire

CLOVIS (KSMX)- A woman has died after a house fire in Curry County Tuesday afternoon.

Around 5:30 p.m., Curry County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a house fire at 2564 Curry Road H.

Officials say a caretaker discovered the fire and called for emergency help.

The caretaker told first responders 89-year-old Leota Porter lived in the home.

Porter was not able to escape the fire and died at the scene.

The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.