It took 21 firefighters about 16 minutes to control the fire.
The kitten was taken to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona for medical treatment
The drowning marks the sixth water-related fatality in Pima County this year.
Newburn climbed up the ranks during a 34-year career with TFD.
Crews contained fire in 13 minutes upon arrival.
Williams' car got stuck in a wash about 9:30 a.m. near 22nd and Kolb.
The incident is the first drowning within the Tucson city limits this year.
Smoke from fire near Phoenix airport visible for miles.
Firefighters prevented blazed from spreading to living quarters.
A woman and her dog were able to escape a fire Thursday morning after the resident was awakened by popping noises and found her midtown house in flames, a fire official said.
Five people and two dogs were displaced Sunday night after a fire damaged their south-side home.
Crews from Northwest and Golder Ranch fire found a smoldering mattress inside a home while responding to a fire alarm Sunday morning near Tangerine Road and Camino de Oeste.
A candle caused a fire that damaged a midtown home and displaced one person late Saturday night.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to immunize the Land Department from mistakes and negligence that result in forest fires — even if that means destroyed homes and dead firefighters.
Crews from Tucson Fire Department battled a two alarm fire that destroyed a two-story building in midtown Tucson Saturday night.
Two mobile homes were destroyed in a fire just before midnight Wednesday northwest of Tucson, officials say.
A man received minor burns after trying to put out a fire at his east-side apartment with a garden hose early Monday morning.
Eighteen people were displaced after a fire damaged a fourplex apartment building Sunday morning on Tucson's northside.
A stove burner turned on by a dog started an apartment fire Tuesday morning.
A man received a minor burn while trying to escape from his midtown apartment with a child when a fire broke out Sunday morning.