UPDATE: Three taken to hospital after south-side apartment fire
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Three people had to be taken to a hospital after a fire at a south-side apartment complex early on Wednesday, May 26.
The Tucson Fire Department said one of the three was in critical condition, but the other two had been stabilized, though their conditions were not reported.
The fire happened in an apartment in the 300 block of West Valencia Road, near South 12th Avenue at about 4:48 a.m.
Arriving firefighters were told by bystanders that there were people trapped inside. Residents helped crews by setting up a ladder for victims to escape when their primary exit was cut off.
No firefighters were injured in this incident.
Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.
With the help of the Sunnyside School District, displaced families were able to receive meals and comfort during their time of need.
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