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North side house fire displaces one

Posted at 7:55 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 22:55:06-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Fire Department responded to a fire outside a home in the 3600 block of North Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

According to TFD, multiple calls were made to 911 reporting heavy smoke in the area but no specific address.

A TFD Engine found the home and called for more help, as the firey debris was threatening the home.

Firefighters pulled hose lines to the fire and began extinguishing flames to prevent the fire from spreading into the home.

TFD says the materials on fire in the front yard were sculptures and various artwork.

The heat from the flames did damage the home and windows due to high temperatures.

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

Building Safety/Code Enforcement had to condemn the home due to damage, leaving a male in his 70's displaced. He is receiving help from the Red Cross.

The fire was under control about 20 minutes after the first crew arrived on the scene.