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Rita Ranch residents displaced after fire burns home

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TUCSON (KVOA) - Tucson Fire Department crews have extinguished a residential fire that ignited in Rita Ranch Tuesday afternoon.

At around 3:22 p.m. Tuesday, TFD took to Twitter to share that firefighters have been dispatched to the 8900 block of East Martha Root Court near Valencia and Nexus Road.

According to TFD, when its crews arrived at the scene, they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the garage. The department said the fire reportedly spread into the main section of the home.

Fire officials said the fire was under control at around 3:39 p.m.

The residents of the home were safely evacuated from the residence.

They are currently be assisted by the Red Cross.

No injuries were reported in the blaze.

TFD has not yet released the cause of the fire.

Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates.

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