House fire on North Estrella Avenue displaces five.

Five people were displaced following a house fire this morning on the 2800 block of North Estrella Avenue, officials say.

The Tucson Fire Department responded to calls of heavy smoke coming from a single-story home at about 5:30 a.m., according to a press release put out by TFD Captain Hector Carpio.

Upon arrival, firefighters saw flames pouring out of the building. Over 20 firefighters were able to contain the fire in about 11 minutes, Carpio says.

The press release says all occupants had already evacuated by the time firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported. Tucson Fire is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Red Cross is providing assistance to the people displaced by the fire.

Contact reporter Danyelle Khmara at or 573-4223. On Twitter: @DanyelleKhmara


Danyelle joined the Star in 2018 and covers K-12 education. Previously, Danyelle wrote for the Tucson Weekly where she won several statewide awards including story of the year and first place investigative reporting.