Feb 14, 2013 5:38 AM by Swetha Iyengar

Overnight fire at Flowing Wells Library

TUCSON - At 9:30 last night, Northwest Fire responded to 1740 West Wetmore to the Flowing Wells Library where a passerby saw smoke coming from the building.

Firefighters responded within three to four minutes and saw the fire and smoke coming from the roof. Northwest Fire used a thermal imaging camera to locate the fire hidden in a wall.

There were 28 firefighters on the scene and it took 35 minutes to put out the fire. The cause is being investigated now, and damage is estimated to be between $4,000 and $6,000.

The library will be closed today.


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