TUCSON (KVOA) - One elderly resident along with a cat and a dog were rescued from a house fire on the westside Tuesday. The Tucson Fire Department responded to a home on the 2500 block of N. Ironwood Ridge Dr. at around 10:30am. Firefighters found large flames and smoke coming from the residence.
TFD says that firefighters pulled one elderly victim from the home who was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. A cat and a dog were also found and rescued from the burning home. Officials say that the pets are in good condition.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.