Fire destroys shed behind Catalina Restaurant

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The parking lot at Mi Tierra restaurant was blocked with emergency vehicles after a fire erupted in a shed behind the restaurant. John Hernandez | Miner

A Golder Ranch firefighter trudges away from a shed destroyed by fire.
John Hernandez | Miner

San Manuel Miner

Sometime between 4:30 and 5 p.m. on Tuesday April 29, a fire ignited in a shed behind Mi Tierra Restaurant in Catalina.

The Golder Ranch Fire Department and Pima County Sheriff’s officers responded immediately to the emergency. Traffic was slowed on Oracle Road headed north.

Mi Tierra Restaurant was evacuated for a short time while the fire department assessed the situation and got the fire under control. There were no injuries and no damage to other structures was reported.

John Hernandez (529 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


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