Lt. Jessica Duron-Martinez, a Rio Rancho Fire Rescue spokeswoman, said crews were dispatched around 8 p.m. to a large building engulfed in flames at the vacant Chamisa Hills Country Club, north of Golf Course and Southern.
She said no injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported.
Duron-Martinez said the roof had collapsed, making entry impossible for firefighters, who fought the blaze from the outside with hoses from two ladder trucks.
Despite their efforts, she said the blaze was still very active and moving into unburned portions of the building late Friday.
“We are trying to contain it to where it’s at right now,” Duron-Martinez said.