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In Oracle tinderbox, fire boss sleeps "with one eye open"

In Oracle tinderbox, fire boss sleeps "with one eye open"

Full-out preparation for fire season may not be enough in a year when winter disappeared.

February 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona Child Protective Services had contact with family of Tucson toddler who died

Arizona Child Protective Services had contact with family of Tucson toddler who died

Child Protective Services workers had prior contact with the mother of an 18-month-old twin girl who died Friday of injuries that police said were caused by repeated physical abuse.

March 19, 2013 1:09 pm
Fire guts 2 buildings on Tucson’s south side

Fire guts 2 buildings on Tucson’s south side

A downed power line added to the danger Tucson firefighters faced early Thursday morning while battling a blaze that destroyed two buildings on the south side.

February 28, 2013 11:12 am
Explosion, fire damage Tucson storage unit

Explosion, fire damage Tucson storage unit

A large explosion destroyed a metal roll-up door and damaged the contents of a storage unit just before 9 this morning.

January 25, 2013 12:02 pm

Officials probe series of suspicious fires on Tucson’s SE side

The Tucson fire and police departments are investigating a series of fires that occurred within 24 hours near East Golf Links Road and South Camino Seco.

January 03, 2013 4:38 pm

Crews fighting house fire on Tucson's NE side

Crews from Rural/Metro Fire Department are working to control a fire in a home in the 3700 block of North Tres Lomas Drive. That's near East Tanque Verde Road and East Catalina Highway.

January 03, 2013 2:50 pm
Morning blaze damages home on Tucson’s west side

Morning blaze damages home on Tucson’s west side

Two neighbors were nearly overcome by smoke early Thursday morning when they entered a burning home to search for two people thought to be inside.

December 27, 2012 12:00 pm
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Patrick Joseph Greiwe

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Deputies arrest man linked to crime spree

December 25, 2012 12:00 am
Tucson woman arrested after fire at her apartment

Tucson woman arrested after fire at her apartment

Two of three residential fires in a 12 hour span Wednesday and Thursday were arson.

November 30, 2012 12:33 pm Related
3 blazes in 12 hours keep Tucson firefighters busy

3 blazes in 12 hours keep Tucson firefighters busy

Three residential fires in 12 hours kept Tucson firefighters busy overnight.

November 29, 2012 9:17 am
Electrical fire damages Sahuarita home

Electrical fire damages Sahuarita home

Rural/Metro Fire Department crews were called to put out a house fire in Sahuarita shortly before 8 p.m. Monday night; no one was injured.

November 20, 2012 12:28 pm
Kitchen fire damages Tucson home

Kitchen fire damages Tucson home

A kitchen fire Thursday afternoon caused major damage to an eastside home.

September 28, 2012 11:14 am
Mobile home on Tucson's south side destroyed by fire

Mobile home on Tucson's south side destroyed by fire

An unoccupied mobile home went up in flames Sunday morning.

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Poised for more flooding, firefighters practice rescues

The weather was hot and sunny, but the firefighters at Northwest Fire District's Station 34 were preparing for a fierce monsoon.

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Tucson paramedics deliver baby in ambulance

A 35-year-old woman gave birth Thursday in a fire department ambulance while en route to the hospital, authorities said.

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Fire damages condo on Tucson's NE side

Crews from Rural/Metro Fire Department put out a blaze at a northeast side condominium this afternoon.

February 29, 2012 12:28 pm

9 injured in wreck on Tucson's NW side; crash SW of city

Nine people were injured Sunday night when two minivans collided on Tucson's northwest side, officials said.

December 25, 2011 9:39 pm

Rural/Metro to cover 3 areas NW of Tucson

The Rural/Metro Fire Department has reached an agreement with Pima County to answer service calls in three unincorporated areas near Oro Valley.

October 03, 2011 12:05 pmLoading…

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