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Elderly resident rescued from westside house fire

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.

Ricky Vazquez

Ricky Vazquez is the News Content Manager at News 4 Tucson. Ricky started his career with the Boston Red Sox before moving to Tucson.

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