MESA, AZ — A Mesa family is without a home Tuesday night after theirs was destroyed in a fire.
The incident happened near Southern Avenue and Crismon Road around 4 p.m.
Firefighters say one man was hospitalized for burn injuries but is expected to survive. A dog was also killed in the fire.
HOUSE FIRE in east Mesa (96th/southern) has left a family without their home & one dog passed away.— Zach Crenshaw (@ZachCrenshaw) June 1, 2022
The father was taken to the hospital for minor burns & smoke inhalation after he tried putting the flames out with a garden hose.
He had to be dragged away by his adult son. pic.twitter.com/YHXXRlow4R
Rural Metro Fire Department told ABC15 that the man burned was trying to put out the flames using a hose and had to be pulled away by his adult son.
Details on what caused the fire are still under investigation.
A GoFundMe has been set up for the family as they deal with losing their home.