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Sierra Vista house fire closes streets in vicinity of North 3rd Street

Posted at 5:29 PM, May 20, 2024

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (KGUN) — A house fire is burning in the area near around North 3rd Street and Railroad in Sierra Vista.

Sierra Vista Fire Marshal Don Foster tells KGUN 9 two houses are currently ablaze, as of about 6 p.m. Crews were able to stop the fire from moving to a third house and past the alleyway.

No one was home at the time the fire broke out around 5 p.m., Foster says.

Evacuations are currently in place for neighboring houses, says Foster, and officials will be shutting off gas and electric service to the block.

Fire in Sierra Vista Monday, May 20

The public is asked to avoid the area for now. Current road closures include:

  • Railroad at 4th and 2nd
  • Theater at 4th and 2nd

Crews from Fry Fire, Sierra Vista Fire and Ft. Huachuca are working the scene, spraying water from a large ladder truck in efforts to keep the fire contained to two buildings.
KGUN 9 will provide updates to this breaking news article when more information becomes available.