Tucson family loses home, pets to fire - Tucson News Now

Tucson family loses home, pets to fire

Damage to back of mobile home from fire (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department) Damage to back of mobile home from fire (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department)
Damage inside mobile home (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department) Damage inside mobile home (Source: Rural/Metro Fire Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Tucson family was displaced by a fire that destroyed their home on the south side this morning.

According to Rural/Metro, no one was injured, but family pets died in the mobile home fire in the 3200 block of East Milton Road.

When firefighting crews arrived at the scene, flames and heavy smoke were coming from the back of the house, according to a Rural/Metro release. 

It took crews 25 minutes to put the flames out, no other structures were damaged.

Damage to the home was estimated to be $30,000, according to fire officials.  The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

The Red Cross is assisting the family that was displaced. 

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