One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side - Tucson News Now

One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side

Source: Tucson Fire Department Source: Tucson Fire Department
Source: Tucson Fire Department Source: Tucson Fire Department
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man was transported to the hospital after a fire broke out at a home in the 900 block of West Drexel Road on Saturday night. 

Tucson Fire Department crews responded to the home after reports that the laundry room was on fire. 

TFD crews were able to knock the fire down from the back of the house while a separate unit kept an eye on the front of the house, TFD said.

TFD said crews located a husband and wife outside of the home.

The man was treated on scene and transported to the hospital by paramedics for further evaluation, TFD said.

It took 12 units and 28 firefighters, 19 minutes to control the fire, TFD said.

No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, TFD said.

MOBILE USERS: Download the Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2018 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Students react to plans for teacher walkout Thursday

    Students react to plans for teacher walkout Thursday

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:01:07 GMT
    Colette Padilla (Source: KOLD News 13)Colette Padilla (Source: KOLD News 13)

    AP tests ares scheduled to start in two weeks. Without their teachers who have instructed them on their various AP class topics students are voicing their concern about the affect of Thursday's planned walkout on their test scores.

    AP tests ares scheduled to start in two weeks. Without their teachers who have instructed them on their various AP class topics students are voicing their concern about the affect of Thursday's planned walkout on their test scores.

  • Students across southern Arizona raise thousands for the American Heart Association

    Students across southern Arizona raise thousands for the American Heart Association

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:27:47 GMT

    Students all around Southern Arizona have been doing their part to help the American Heart Association these last few months. Their outstanding efforts were recognized during the 2018 American Heart Association Heart Walk at Reid Park in Tucson, Saturday night. More than twenty children were applauded for raising around $40,000 for the cause.

    Students all around Southern Arizona have been doing their part to help the American Heart Association these last few months. Their outstanding efforts were recognized during the 2018 American Heart Association Heart Walk at Reid Park in Tucson, Saturday night.

  • Community dedicates dream home after death of former football star

    Community dedicates dream home after death of former football star

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:50:59 GMT
    The home was dedicated Sunday, April 22 (Source: Tucson News Now).The home was dedicated Sunday, April 22 (Source: Tucson News Now).
    The home was dedicated Sunday, April 22 (Source: Tucson News Now).The home was dedicated Sunday, April 22 (Source: Tucson News Now).

    With a release of balloons and emotion, a dream home was celebrated as finished for a father who never got to see the finished product. On Sunday, April 22, Stephen Berg's family, friends, and community, honored him by dedicating his dream home for his wife, Leslie, and their four children.

    With a release of balloons and emotion, a dream home was celebrated as finished for a father who never got to see the finished product. On Sunday, April 22, Stephen Berg's family, friends, and community, honored him by dedicating his dream home for his wife, Leslie, and their four children.

Powered by Frankly