Firefighters called to house fire in north Phoenix; pool pump suspected of catching fire

Posted at 2:50 PM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 19:32:36-04

Firefighters were able to control a fire and prevent it from damaging the inside the home Tuesday in Phoenix.

Phoenix Fire Captain Larry Subervi said around 20 firefighters were called to a home near 16th Street and Bell Road on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire started on the exterior of the home and then spread to the attic, according to fire officials. Preliminary information indicates that a pool pump may have caught fire.

However, that still needs to be confirmed by fire investigators.

No firefighters or people were hurt.

No other details were released.