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TFD puts out west side house fire

Smoke was visible from miles away
Posted at 3:24 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 18:11:45-04

TUCSON, Ariz.-- Tucson Fire battled a large fire near Glenn Street and Balboa Avenue Saturday.

Fire officials say they received calls about a small brush fire at around 2:41 p.m., it was later called in as a structure fire.

Witnesses described thick black smoke coming out of the house that could be seen miles away.

Tucson Fire says no one was inside in the house, and no injuries have been reported.

There are 3 firetrucks and 5 EMTs on scene, according to officials.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, and Tucson Fire says this is an ongoing investigation.


Posted by KGUN 9 On Your Side on Saturday, August 22, 2020

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