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Toby, left, and Angel on the right.

Two dogs were rescued from a Midtown apartment fire Monday that was caused by a smoldering cigarette, authorities said. Read more»

Firefighters rescued a dog from a Midtown kitchen fire that killed several other pets Friday night. Responding to a possible cooler fire, firefighters found floor-to-ceiling smoke when they broke down the front door of the home. Read more»

Three adults were displaced Saturday evening after a fire tore through their Midtown home causing about $40,000 in damage, authorities said. Read more»

A family of seven was displaced Friday afternoon after a fire tore through their South Side home, authorities said. The family was not home at the time of the blaze. Read more»

A fire just after midnight burned through an abandoned building just off 4th Avenue, with 21 Tucson firefighters quelling a blaze in a 9th Street structure. Read more»

A 12-year-old disabled boy injured in a house fire Sunday morning has died, authorities said. Read more»

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction published its quarterly report for Congress Wednesday, and this line just about sums it up: “poor planning, shoddy construction, mechanical failures, and inadequate oversight.” Read more»

TFD crews initially battled the fire from outside the house because of the amount of fire involvement.

A family of three was displaced by a Midtown house fire Thursday morning, authorities said. No one was injured in the blaze. Read more»

An apartment fire in the 1200 block of West Roger Road.

Tucson firefighters were busy overnight as they fought four fires in an 11-hour stretch. Read more»