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Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

Candle causes fire at midtown Tucson home

A candle caused a fire that damaged a midtown home and displaced one person late Saturday night. 

March 30, 2014 10:22 am Photos


Big Jim: El Tiradito

Big Jim: El Tiradito

There’s a vacant lot on the west side of Main Avenue, just south of the corner of Main and Cushing Street. At the far end of the lot is an adobe wall featuring a central niche. Candles burn in glass containers in front of the wall, and the ground around them is darkened by decades of candle wax.

May 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos


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Woman escapes unharmed from candle-ignited fire

A fire ignited by a burning candle caused about $40,000 damage to a home in midtown Friday night, officials say.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Fire damages midtown Tucson house

A fire started by a candle caused about $40,000 damage to a home in midtown Tucson Friday night, officials say.

March 10, 2012 8:02 am

Man killed in Tucson house fire ID'd

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December 26, 2011 2:34 pm

1 killed, 1 injured in Tucson house fire

One man died and another suffered life-threatening injuries in a Christmas morning house fire on Tucson's east side.

December 25, 2011 3:36 pm

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