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Mesa home destroyed in fire Tuesday night

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Posted at 8:43 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-01 10:49:33-04

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.

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.