Tucson Fire extinguishes brush fire near south-side preschool - Tucson News Now

Tucson Fire extinguishes brush fire near south-side preschool

Firefighters were able to keep the fire away from the Ocotillo Early Childhood Center. Firefighters were able to keep the fire away from the Ocotillo Early Childhood Center.
Firefighters say the fire did not affect any structures. (Source: Tucson Fire Department video) Firefighters say the fire did not affect any structures. (Source: Tucson Fire Department video)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Fire Department crews took about 45 minutes to extinguish a brush fire near a preschool on the south side Wednesday afternoon.

According to a TFD spokesman, the fire was burning in a wash north of the school in the 5700 block of South Campbell Avenue, near East Drexel Road.

Firefighters say the fire started at about 3:30 p.m. and did not affect any structures in the area, despite its proximity to the Ocotillo Early Childhood Center at 5702 S. Campbell Ave.

Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

 

  • Local newsMore>>

  • BREAKING

    Tucson man gets probation in prostitution house case

    Tucson man gets probation in prostitution house case

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-01-24 00:55:18 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-01-24 01:02:23 GMT
    Tui-Na Massage, 2840 West Ina Road. (Source: Google Maps)Tui-Na Massage, 2840 West Ina Road. (Source: Google Maps)

    The man accused of running a house of prostitution at a massage parlor on Tucson's northwest side has been sentenced to probation.

    The man accused of running a house of prostitution at a massage parlor on Tucson's northwest side has been sentenced to probation.

  • Giffords issues statement following school shooting in Kentucky

    Giffords issues statement following school shooting in Kentucky

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-01-24 00:33:47 GMT
    Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords issued a news release Tuesday, hours after a fatal school shooting in Kentucky. (Source: Giffords)Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords issued a news release Tuesday, hours after a fatal school shooting in Kentucky. (Source: Giffords)

    Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords issued a news release Tuesday, hours after a school shooting in Kentucky left two dead.

    Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords issued a news release Tuesday, hours after a school shooting in Kentucky left two dead.

  • Special Olympics team from Marana invited to national games in Seattle

    Special Olympics team from Marana invited to national games in Seattle

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-01-24 00:11:53 GMT
    MVHS heading to the Seattle. (Source: Tucson News Now)MVHS heading to the Seattle. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The basketball team from Mountain View High School competed in last year's state games. Senior Raymond Brennan said it wasn't their wins that earned them an invitation. Their sportsmanship stood out among all the other teams.

    The basketball team from Mountain View High School competed in last year's state games. Senior Raymond Brennan said it wasn't their wins that earned them an invitation. Their sportsmanship stood out among all the other teams.

Powered by Frankly