El Cajon……At 10:45 p.m. Sunday night, Heartland Fire & Rescue crews from El Cajon, with assistance from Cal Fire – San Miguel, were dispatched to reports of a mobile home fire in the 400 block of Van Houten Ave. in El Cajon. Fire crews arrived within 5 minutes to discover a fully involved, single wide mobile home and exterior shed on fire.
Firefighters quickly attacked the fire, preventing it from spreading to the adjacent mobile homes on both sides. The sole resident, an adult female, self-evacuated prior to fire department arrival. There were no occupant or firefighter injuries reported.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Estimated damage is $40,000 for the structure and $20,000 for contents.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sonny Saghera
Date: 4/25/2016 Public Information Officer
Time: 8:00 a.m. (619) 667-1301 – office
(619) 490-9897 – cell