Fire displaces one on Tucson’s east side

Fire displaces one on Tucson’s east side

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - One person was displaced after a house fire on Tucson's east side Saturday, according to a release from Tucson Fire Department.

Fire crews found heavy smoke at the home in the 6400 block of E Calle Mercurio, near 29th St and Wilmot Road.

The news release stated firefighters had the situation under control within 14 minutes of arriving on scene Saturday afternoon. They kept the flames and most of the damage to just one room.

One person inside the building escaped and is now staying with relatives.

Both the cause and origin of the fire are currently under investigation.

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