El Cajon……At approximately 12:00 p.m. Sunday, Heartland Fire & Rescue units from El Cajon were dispatched to reports of a single story, single family residential structure fire in the 1000 block of Leslie Road in El Cajon. Fire crews arrived within 5 minutes to discover smoke and fire coming from a room attached to the rear of the structure. Firefighters were able to confine the fire to the area of origin with some attic involvement. The fire was controlled within 10 minutes.
Three adults and one child were displaced from the home however; they declined the assistance of Red Cross. There were no occupant or firefighter injuries reported.
The cause of the fire was not suspicious in nature but is currently under investigation. Estimated damage for the structure and contents is estimated at $100,000.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sonny Saghera
Date: 7/17/2016 Public Information Officer
Time: 5:00 p.m. (619) 667-1301 – office
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