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TFD responds to early morning duplex fire near eastside

Posted at 9:16 AM, Aug 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-31 12:24:38-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Fire Department responded to reports about a duplex fire near Golf Links Road and Pantano Parkway early morning Saturday.

TFD says multiple calls were made reporting that smoke and flames could be seen from the area of 2300 block of South Saddleback Avenue.

Upon arrival crew could see the fire was coming behind the building.

Crews began to extinguish the fire and search for anyone inside the structure.

TFD says the fire was under control within eleven minutes of arrival.

TFD says most of the damage was on the back side exterior, and the fire spread to one of two units.

There were two adults living in the home, but evacuated before crews arrived on scene.

Red Cross responded to the scene to help.