Flowing Wells Library fire investigated by arson unit - Tucson News Now

Fire-damaged library closed until Tuesday

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Flowing Wells Library, which was damaged in a fire last night, will be closed until Tuesday.

There were no injuries in the fire, which is being investigated by the Pima County Sheriff's Department's arson unit.

A passerby called 911 at approximately 9:30 p.m. after seeing flames and smoke coming from the building at 1730 W. Wetmore Road.

Adam Goldberg with the Northwest Fire Department says the fire was in a maintenance room and no books were damaged.

According to a news release from the Pima County Public Library, interior fire damage was limited to storage areas and a bathroom and is estimated to be between $4,000 and $6,000.

The library's book drop is also closed. Library patrons can call the Infoline at 791-4010 for information.

Alternative libraries are:

 

Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave., 594-5445

Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd., 594-5365

El Rio Library, 1390 W. Speedway Blvd., 594-5245

 

Anyone with information about this fire is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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