Fire damages vacant midtown home

Fire damages vacant midtown home
An empty pool in the backyard posed a possible fall hazard for firefighters battling a fire in a vacant home near North Stone Avenue and East Fort Lowell Road on Wednesday, May 20. (Source: Tucson Fire Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Firefighters from the Tucson Fire Department were called to an unoccupied home after someone reported seeing smoke shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20.

According to information from TFD, the fire was in the area of North Stone Avenue and East Fort Lowell Road.

An empty pool in the backyard posed a possible fall hazard for crew members trying to extinguish the fire.

Twenty-six firefighters from TFD and Northwest Fire District took only 12 minutes to get the fire under control.

No injuries were reported.

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