Tucson headlines: Woman critically hurt during fire; Carport fire ruled arson; Juvenile in custody after school bomb threat

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A house fire on Ribera Place near Shannon and Sumter sent one person to the hospital Thursday night.

There were two adults in the house at the time of the blaze, a man and a woman.

The woman jumped out of a second story window when the fire broke out and is in critical condition.

The fire started in a bedroom trash can and was caused by a discarded match.

Fire officials say that the fire would likely have been detected earlier if smoke detectors, which were installed in the home, had working batteries.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- A midtown carport fire has been ruled an arson.

The fire, near Country Club Road and Flower Street, was started in a home's carport at about eight last night but did not spread to the structure.

Residents inside of the home were evacuated and there were no injuries.  Police do not have any suspects in custody at this time.

Anyone with information that can help is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Scary moments at an Oro Valley elementary school Thursday.

Copper Creek Elementary School was evacuated Thursday morning after a bomb threat.  The call came in at about 9:30.

After police evacuated the school, it was determined there was no bomb in the building and students returned to class.

One juvenile is in custody and is being questioned.  It's expected that charges will be filed.