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Firefighters battle large fire near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road

Fire near 27th Ave/Bethany Home Rd.
Posted at 10:42 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 07:41:03-04

PHOENIX, AZ — Firefighters battled a first-alarm structure fire in the west Valley Tuesday night.

The fire broke out around 10:10 p.m. near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

When crews arrived on scene, they discovered a fully involved fire at a mechanic shop. Firefighters say they took a defensive position and fought the fire with elevated ladder streams in addition to handheld hose lines. Fortunately, they were able to get control of the blaze, according to officials, before midnight Tuesday.

More than 60 firefighters responded to the fire and are expected to be on scene putting out hot spots for an extended period of time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. There are no reported injuries at this time.

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