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City Heights dumpster fire sends family running

Posted at 5:13 AM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 11:12:25-05
SAN DIEGO – A large family were forced to evacuate after a dumpster fire broke out near their home early Tuesday morning. 
 
The blaze was reported at a dumpster inside a welding shop at around 1:15 a.m. in the 4000 block of Menlo Avenue. San Diego Fire-Rescue crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the dumpster inside the shop. 
 
Firefighters pulled the dumpster out of the business and extinguished it. 
 
Meanwhile, a family who resides next door was forced to rush out of their home to get away from the flames. No one was hurt. 
 
The cause is under investigation.