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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.

https://twitter.com/TucsonFireDept/status/1344008670187667456

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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