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One dead in Saturday house fire in midtown

Posted at 1:59 PM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 15:59:31-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - One person died Saturday in a midtown house fire.

According to Tucson Fire, the blaze started at 7:40 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Belvedere Avenue. Tucson Fire crews, including 16 units with 32 firefighters, responded within four minutes and found a female trapped inside the home, They pulled her out of the house and tried to resuscitate her but she was dead at the scene.

A dog and a cat also died in the blaze.

The cause is under investigation.