One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side

One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side
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.

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