Littletown food bank damaged by fire

2013-09-08T11:21:00Z 2013-09-08T14:09:44Z Littletown food bank damaged by fireVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 08, 2013 11:21 am  • 

An early morning fire damaged the exterior of the Greater Littletown Food Bank. 

Several people called 911 around 1:30 a.m. to report smoke and flames coming from the building in the 6400 block of South Craycroft Road, near East Valencia Road, Capt. Chris Jurvig, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman said in a news release. 

Several pallets outside the building caught fire and firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading inside the building, the release said. 

Crews also had to use a circular saw to cut open parts of the building to "extinguish hidden fire in the void spaces," the release said. 

The Pima County Health Department was called to the fire because food was being stored in the building. 

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