Firefighters respond to massive construction site fire in College Area

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Firefighters responded to the scene of a three-alarm fire in the College Area Monday afternoon.

The fire started at 68th Street and Amherst Street near San Diego Trailer Supply. 

One of the workers at the site was using a blow torch on the roof when the fire started. The worker tried to put out the fire, but was unable to do so. 

He then reportedly fell one story onto his back but was uninjured. A total of 60 firefighters responded and were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.

While they were fighting the fire, officials say a power pole in the area caught fire. 

The site is set to house three condos, one of which firefighters were able to save. 

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