La Mesa……At 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Heartland Fire & Rescue crews assisted by crews from San Diego Fire, were dispatched to reports of an apartment fire, in the 7900 block of La Mesa Blvd in La Mesa. Fire crews arrived within 2 minutes to discover a two story, multi family dwelling with flames coming from a bedroom window. Crews were able to control the fire within 10 minutes. One cat was rescued from inside the structure.
The fire was confined to a single bedroom of the residence; however there was significant smoke damage throughout the structure. Red Cross was called in to assist with one adult female who was displaced. There were no occupant or firefighter injuries reported. Estimated damage for the structure and contents is estimated at $50,000 and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sonny Saghera
Date: 03/30/17 Public Information Officer
Time: 11:00 a.m. (619) 490-9897 – cell