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TFD responds to fire at rail yard

TFD responds to fire at rail yard

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Oct 1, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson Fire responded to a railroad materials company Tuesday night after reports of a fire.

Capt. Barrett Baker with TFD tells KGUN9 the fire was at the Nevada Railroad Materials Inc. located at 2551 S. Country Club Rd.

Baker says a large pile of lumber caught fire after it started in the tractor. 

Crews arrived five minutes after being dispatched and saw that the fire was also threatening power lines.

Crews used water and foam to put out the flames.

Firefighters controlled the fire in 24 minutes after arrived. No firefighters were injuried.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.