TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tucson Fire is looking into what caused a two-alarm fire in the 200 block of South Park Avenue.
Officials say around 3 a.m. Friday, passers by reported seeing heavy smoke and flames coming from the building. When the first round of firefighters were dispatched, they confirmed the fire and upgraded it to a second alarm.
Tucson Fire says multiple Ladders were dispatched to the incident and were put up to pour thousands of gallons on the building from above.
TFD crews responded to this two alarm building fire just after 3:00 am in the 200 block of S. Park. The fire was controlled in just over an hour. Thankful that no one appears to have been hurt. #TFD pic.twitter.com/2S4HSakoeP— Tucson Fire Department (@TucsonFirePIO) May 31, 2019
Tucson Electric Power Company responded to the scene to cut power to a nearby power line that fire was burning, posing a danger to crews.
The fire was called under control in just over an hour. The cause and origin of the fire are still under investigation as fire investigators had not been able to even enter the building yet.