Neighbor alerts family of 12 to fire, everyone safe
Tucson Fire Department crews stop fire from spreading into home
Updated: Feb. 3, 2020 at 6:24 AM MST
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A family of 12 was displaced by a fire at their home near Alvernon Way and Kleindale Road early Monday, Feb. 3.
According to the Tucson Fire Department, two adults and 10 children were able to escape because a neighbor noticed the blaze and alerted the family.
Crews found a fire in a laundry room attached to the house in the 3900 block of East Hardy Road and were able to extinguish it before it got into the rest of the house.
The residents were forced out of the house because of smoke damage and will be staying with family.
The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation and damages have not yet been determined.
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