Five displaced after attic fire ignites at assisted living facility on northwest side

TUCSON (KVOA) – Northwest Fire District crews are working on a building fire that ignited on the northwest side of Tucson on Tuesday afternoon.

According to official sources, the fire is currently burning a building on the 1000 block of Orange Grove Road near La Canada Drive.

Officials say an attic fire started in a nearby assisted living home / facility in the area.

All residents of the building were safely evacuated at this point.

According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, traffic on Orange Grove was in both directions on Orange Grove between La Canada Dr. and Oracle Rd. blocked.

The fire is now under control.

No casualties were reported in connection with the fire. However, five residents were displaced in the fire.

Fire under control. No injuries reported, cause is being investigated.

Our CAP (Community Assistance Program) team is helping five displaced residents move to another location.

– Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) March 10, 2021

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Northwest Fire & @ GRFDAZ crews are working on an attic fire at a home / assisted living facility on W Orange Grove Rd. All occupants are outside the structure.

Please note that @PimaSheriff will help with road closures in the area.

– Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) March 9, 2021

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