Tucson fires: Midvale family displaced; Sorority women still can't go home

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A fire knocked a family of four out of their home in the Midvale Park neighborhood.

It happened at about 1 P.M.  The home is a total loss.

The parents and two children are getting help from the Red Cross in the form of food, shelter and clothing.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Fifty-six Alpha Phee sorority girls still can't go back home Thursday night.

Wednesday afternoon, a TV malfunction caused a fire to break out at their Greek house.

Thursday crews worked inside, to repair over $100,000 worth of damage.

The fire was contained to one room, thanks to the sprinkler system.  But it's the sprinklers that caused water damage, which affected the electrical wiring.

Firefighters say the sprinklers prevented worse damage.