GILBERT, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Fire officials in Gilbert say a the body of a person was found at a garage fire Friday.
Officials say the fire happened on the 3000 block of E. Wyatt Way. Prior to firefighter's arrival, Gilbert Police officers rescued a dog from inside the home. In a tweet sent by the Gilbert Fire Rescue's verified Twitter account, fire officials say the fire did not extend into the home.
"The garage was blown out, and fuel was running down the driveway on fire," said Gilbert Fire Captain Mile Palamiter.
Janet LaGravinese, who lives nearby, heard the fire trucks and rushed outside to see what's going on.
" I saw the three firemen in front of the garage and it started to collapse from the melting," said LaGravinese. "It was really strong, an they poked it, and the fire just came out. I was just paralyzed."
Update on Wyatt fire. Fire is out, no fire extension into the home. GPD made initial entry, got the dog out. Quick efficient fire attack, fire scene has been turned over to GFRD and GPD investigators.— Gilbert Fire Rescue (@GilbertFireDept) June 1, 2018