No one was injured after a mobile home fire in Mesa Saturday.
The Rural Metro Fire Department reported to a fire near University Drive and Loop 202 around 10 a.m. to one fully engulfed home with partial exposure to a nearby home.
Although no one was injured, firefighters did have to rescue Pumpkin, the cat, out of a nearby tree. Crews say it fled the house after it caught fire.
Working to save Pumpkin the cat in Mesa after it fled the house fire. pic.twitter.com/mCIZ0BYpJg
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Crews believe the fire started in the backyard and say a hoarding type situation in the yard may have contributed to the extent of the flames. They say the main home that was fully engulfed is a total lost.
The cause is currently unknown.