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Car fire in Mercedes-Benz dealership sends one person to the hospital

Posted: 8:42 PM, Oct 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-25 02:42:58Z
Car fire in Mercedes-Benz dealership
Car fire in Mercedes-Benz dealership
Car fire in Mercedes-Benz dealership
Car fire in Mercedes-Benz dealership

A car fire in the Mercedes-Benz dealership on the eastside sent one employee to the hospital on Wednesday.

Tucson Fire were sent to 6300 block of East Grant Rd. after reports of a car on fire inside the dealership. Officials say heavy smoke was seen coming from the back of the building.

Crews searched the area and found one employee with minor degree burns. 

Officials say the firefighters were able to control the fire within 16 minutes of arriving. 

The Tucson Fire Department was able to save the remaining inventory and the main structure.

There were no injuries to firefighters. 

Fire investigators are still working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.