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Mattresses go up in flames at Value Village Thrift Store

Ina Ronquillo

Mattresses go up in flames at Value Village Thrift Store

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Aug 16, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Twenty people were evacuated from a local business after some mattresses went up in flames.

Capt. Chris Jurvig with Tucson Fire tells KGUN9 that firefighters responded to the Value Village Thrift Shop near Glenn and Stone around 11 a.m. on Friday.

When crews arrived on scene they found mattresses outside the business on fire.

The fire was contained to the outside of the building, said Jurvig.  The building did sustain damage to the wall and glass door.

About 20 people we evacuated from the building during the incident.cause

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

Ina Ronquillo

Ina Ronquillo

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.