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Tucson Fire Department extinguishes homeless camp fire

Tucson Fire Department Homeless Camp Fire
Posted at 12:50 PM, May 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 15:50:58-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson Fire Department put out a fire at a vacant car wash after 11 a.m. near Grant Avenue and 9th Avenue.

The fire began at a homeless encampment before it spread to the car wash, according to the department.

Tucson Fire Department is investigating the fire.

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