TUCSON – A woman had to be rescued from the second floor of her home after a fire broke out on the first floor Thursday afternoon.
It happened in the 4600 block of West Crestview Circle, near Speedway and Camino de Oeste. Northwest Firefighters were on scene within 5 minutes. They were able to find and successfully rescue the woman from the second floor balcony.
The victim is being evaluated and treated by Northwest paramedics. A second occupant of the home was able to escape the blaze on his own and was uninjured.
The fire is now under control. The cause is under investigation.