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Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

A candle caused a fire that damaged a midtown home and displaced one person late Saturday night. 

March 30, 2014 10:22 am Photos

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Senate panel OKs fire immunity for state Land Department

Senate panel OKs fire immunity for state Land Department

PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to immunize the Land Department from mistakes and negligence that result in forest fires — even if that means destroyed homes and dead firefighters.

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Two alarm fire destroys midtown Tucson building

Two alarm fire destroys midtown Tucson building

Crews from Tucson Fire Department battled a two alarm fire that destroyed a two-story building in midtown Tucson Saturday night. 

February 16, 2014 10:20 am
Fire destroys 2 mobile homes in NW Tucson

Fire destroys 2 mobile homes in NW Tucson

Two mobile homes were destroyed in a fire just before midnight Wednesday northwest of Tucson, officials say.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Tucson man injured in early morning apartment fire

Tucson man injured in early morning apartment fire

A man received minor burns after trying to put out a fire at his east-side apartment with a garden hose early Monday morning.

December 30, 2013 8:35 am Photos

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Fire at north Tucson fourplex displaces 18 residents

Fire at north Tucson fourplex displaces 18 residents

Eighteen people were displaced after a fire damaged a fourplex apartment building Sunday morning on Tucson's northside. 

December 29, 2013 11:03 am
Jumping dog starts Tucson kitchen fire

Jumping dog starts Tucson kitchen fire

A stove burner turned on by a dog started an apartment fire Tuesday morning.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Related
Man receives minor injuries in midtown Tucson fire

Man receives minor injuries in midtown Tucson fire

A man received a minor burn while trying to escape from his midtown apartment with a child when a fire broke out Sunday morning. 

November 10, 2013 11:21 am
Fire damages attic of Tucson church

Fire damages attic of Tucson church

A fire heavily damaged the attic of a church north of downtown early Sunday morning. 

November 03, 2013 11:32 am
Fire destroys Tucson home

Fire destroys Tucson home

A fire destroyed an east-side Tucson home Tuesday morning.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fire destroys house on Tucson's northeast side; burns five vehicles

Fire destroys house on Tucson's northeast side; burns five vehicles

A fire destroyed a house and burned five vehicles Tuesday afternoon on the city’s northeast side.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Two dogs killed in east-side house fire

Two dogs were killed in a house fire on Tucson's east side Sunday afternoon. 

September 22, 2013 6:13 pm
Littletown food bank damaged by fire

Littletown food bank damaged by fire

An early morning fire damaged the exterior of the Greater Littletown Food Bank. 

September 08, 2013 11:21 am

Run to Remember and Never Forget 7.25 Miles

A new run has been established to honor the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Fire as well as the emergency personnel who lost their lives on 9/11.

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Doubts raised about rebuilding Prescott fire team

Doubts raised about rebuilding Prescott fire team

Firefighters and others in Prescott have showed a resolve toward rebuilding an elite firefighting team that lost 19 of its members in a wildfire in late June near Yarnell.

August 18, 2013 1:41 pmLoading…
Widow: Arizona lawmakers must address hotshot crew benefits

Widow: Arizona lawmakers must address hotshot crew benefits

The widow of one of the 19 firefighters killed in a June 30 wildfire near Prescott Thursday called for a special session of the Arizona Legislature to address benefits issues for firefighters' families. Roxanne Warneke, widow of firefighter BillyWarneke of the Tucson area, said her husband …

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Tucson house under construction since mid-1990s destroyed in fire

Tucson house under construction since mid-1990s destroyed in fire

A west-side house under construction since about the mid-1990s was destroyed in a fire Monday morning.

July 15, 2013 9:41 am Photos

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Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners gathered in Marana this afternoon to say farewell to William "Billy" Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed last month battling a wildfire near Prescott.

July 10, 2013 3:28 pm Photos

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Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.

July 09, 2013 9:47 am Photos

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Firefighter killed battling Yarnell Fire was UA graduate

Firefighter killed battling Yarnell Fire was UA graduate

The University of Arizona on Tuesday confirmed one of the firefighters killed battling the Yarnell Fire was an alumnus.

July 02, 2013 5:57 pm Related Loading…

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