Man, dog die in Airway Heights mobile home fire

<p><p>A man and a dog died in a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Airway Heights. </p></p><p><p>Airway Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Andres Steevens said crews were called at about 1:40 p.m. to a mobile home on fire on the corner of Ziegler Street and 12th Avenue. They extinguished the flames quickly and the fire was contained within the home, Steevens said. </p></p><p><p>He said two dogs survived the fire and no one else, besides the man, was home at the time of the blaze. </p></p><p><p>Steevens said the fire is under investigation and the man’s identity was withheld until family members were notified. </p></p><p><p>Art Delp, who lives across the street from the home that caught fire, said he spotted smoke coming from the house while he was trying to identify a dog running at large.</p></p><p><p>So, Delp said he knocked on the man’s door but no one answered. Delp’s wife, Raedine, called 911. </p></p><p><p>Art Delp said first responders arrived at the house in about five minutes. He said they brought the man outside and tried reviving him for about 45 minutes. </p></p><p><p>The Delps said they each met the man just one time.</p></p><p><p>“That’s pretty bad, though, when you see something like that in your own community,” Art Delp said.</p></p>