Firefighters extinguish flames at south side Tucson motel

Firefighters extinguish flames at south side Tucson motel
Firefighters extinguish flames at south side Tucson motel (Source: Rural Metro Fire) (Schreiber, Evan)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Rural Metro firefighters were able to put out a fire in a south side Tucson motel Sunday night, November 18.

Around 7:00 Sunday night firefighters responded to the Studio 6 Tucson motel at 4950 S Outlet Center Drive for a report of smoke coming from a room on the second floor, according to a news release from Rural Metro Fire Battalion Chief John Walka.

Crews discovered a fire burning inside an exterior support beam on the second floor of the motel, near Irvington Road and Interstate 10. They safely evacuated the people in neighboring rooms and there were no reported injuries.

Firefighters are still investigating the cause but the smoldering fire was quickly extinguished after it was discovered.

Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from a hotel room at 4950 S Outlet Center Dr. Crews were able to safely evacuate occupants in the adjoining hotel rooms and found the fire in an exterior support column on the second floor of the hotel. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. The cause is currently under investigation.

Posted by Rural Metro Fire - Pima County on Sunday, November 18, 2018

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