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Firefighters rescue unconscious man from burning City Heights apartment

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Posted at 6:20 AM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 09:20:47-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Firefighters pulled an unconscious man from a burning apartment in City Heights early Thursday morning.

At about 2:10 a.m., crews responded to a report of a fire at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of 42nd Street. When firefighters arrived, they saw a blaze burning in a second-story unit.

Firefighters entered the apartment and knocked down a small fire in the kitchen, but they found a man unconscious in another room.

Crews performed CPR on the man and then took him to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.