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Northwest Fire crews were called to the 3800 block of West Massingale Road just before 8:00 pm after a 12 year-old boy reported to his Grandmother that he had set the back porch on fire. The child had obtained access to a lighter, wood sticks and a gasoline can and then started the fire.
Northwest Fire District units were called to the 6300 block of North Mango Way, near Thorndale and Orange Grove Roads just after 3:00pm on Tuesday after a passerby noticed smoke and flames from a mobile home.
No injuries were reported following a fire in the town of Oracle that burned through 3.96 acres on June 12.
A brush fire that led to the burning of three homes in the Town of Oracle has been contained, according to reports from Northwest Fire District Captain Adam Goldberg.
Record-breaking heat waves swept through Tucson last week with temperatures as high as 111 degrees.
As warm temperatures, high winds, and low humidity arrive in Arizona, local fire officials are urging the public to use every precaution possible when dealing with fire.
More help has arrived to help tend to a fire in Oak Creek Canyon in Northern Arizona, which has already burned through at least 1,000 acres, according to fire officials.
Northwest firefighters responded to the 5400 block of North Camino De La Tierra just before 11 a.m. after receiving numerous 9-1-1 calls about some type of fire. Callers were unsure of what was burning as most callers were unable to see the actual building from the roadway in which they were traveling on when they called 9-1-1.
Northwest Fire District paramedic Sean Dibbern holds the head of firefighter T.J. Giron as YMCA lifeguard Marnie Green assists during a training exercise at the Northwest YMCA.
At the midpoint of the year - on July 1 - the Mountain Vista Fire District will become what it calls “fully operational” by adding 33 firefighters to its full time staff.
The "climb4thefallen" Group is hosting the first ever Tucson Ultimate FireFighter or TUFF challenge event. climb4thefallen Group is known for their annual Tucson 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, where 343 firefighters climb each in the name of the one 343 FDNY firefighters who died on September 11, 2001.
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 2600 block of West Ruthrauff near Ruthrauff and I-10 just before 2:00 a.m. after multiple 9-1-1 calls were received indicating that there was a fire within the building.
With one less spark, there is one less fire. And with one less fire - property, homes, community members, and wildland firefighters will be safer.