Two firefighters, one resident taken to hospital after house fir - Tucson News Now

Two firefighters, one resident taken to hospital after house fire on Sunday

Source: TFD Source: TFD
Source: TFD Source: TFD
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Fire Department said a resident and two firefighters were taken to the hospital after a house fire on Sunday morning. 

Around 5:45 A.M. crews responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of East Terra Alta. TFD said crews arrived on scene and described a heavily involved house fire with flames.

Crews were advised that all occupants were out of the home prior to entering, TFD said. One resident sustained burns and needed medical attention.

Crews controlled the fire inside the home while additional firefighters extinguished the flames on the rear of the house, TFD said. An electrical line on the side of the house was compromised during firefighting operations, posing a safety hazard, TFD said.

Tucson Electric Power responded to the scene to secure the power line.

In all, Nine units and 23 firefighters responded to the scene and controlled the fire 34 minutes after arriving, TFD said.

Two firefighters were transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons. The resident that sustained burns was also taken to the hospital. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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