FD: Fire damages 2 Phoenix homes; 7 residents, 4 pets escape safely

The Phoenix Fire Department is investigating after a fire damaged two homes Saturday morning near 32nd Street and Thomas Road.

When crews arrived at the scene, heavy smoke and flames were coming from one home and the fire quickly spread to the house next door.

Firefighters also discovered a gas leak in the back of one of the homes. They worked to extinguish the fire as well as secure the gas leak.

All residents were able to evacuate their homes without harm. No firefighters were injured. 

Phoenix Fire says a total of seven people and four pets are now displaced. 

The fire is under investigation.