Tucson Fire Department responds to south-side shed fire

Tucson Fire Department responds to south-side shed fire
Crews with the Tucson Fire Department respond to a shed fire on the 100 block of East Aviation Drive on Thursday, June 25, 2020. No firefighters were hurt but on civilian suffered minor burns but refused medical aid. (Source: Tucson Fire Department via Twitter)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Crews with the Tucson Fire Department extinguished a shed fire in a neighborhood on the city’s south side.

In a tweet on Thursday, June 25, officials with TFD said the fire happened at a property on the 100 block of East Aviation Drive, near the intersection of East Sixth Avenue and East Ajo Way.

One person suffered minor burns when they tried to hose down the flames, the tweet stated. That person refused medical treatment. No firefighters were injured.

Crews were able to get the flames under control before they spread to nearby homes and also saved chickens threatened by the fire.

Fire investigators are on the scene, looking into how the blaze started.

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