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Blowtorch starts fire in Rita Ranch

Posted at 7:59 PM, Oct 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-27 09:59:56-04

Tucson Fire is battling a house fire in Rita Ranch.

According to Barrett Baker with TFD, 3 adults in their 30's and a couple of dogs have been displaced as a result of the fire.

The house is located in the 10000 block of E. Paseo San Bernardo and the fire was in the attic space. 

Investigators on scene determined that a man was burning weeds with a blowtorch when the fire traveled up the wall and into the attic.