30 firefighters battle blaze at north Scottsdale home

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Approximately 30 firefighters worked to put out a fire that sparked in a home in north Scottsdale early Tuesday morning.

A Scottsdale fire official said crews from Scottsdale, Phoenix and Rural/Metro Fire Department fought the blaze from outside the home in a defensive strategy.

The home, near 149th Street and Dixileta, was occupied but everyone got out OK, officials said.

One firefighter slipped and twisted an ankle and had to be taken to the hospital for treatment.

The house is a total loss, officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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