TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Fire crews say a woman escaped a Northwest side fire after a smoke alarm alerted her.
According to Adam Goldberg of Northwest Fire, the fire started in the kitchen of a home in Sun River Apartments, 5037 N. Sun River Circle at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The 51-year-old woman who lives there heard the alarm and battled the fire with a portable extinguisher. Crews arrived on scene five minutes later and had the fire under control within 10 minutes. The woman was treated for smoke inhalation but was not transported to the hospital.