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House fire breaks out in Alpine amid Red Flag Warning

Posted: 8:16 AM, Nov 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-12 20:58:39Z
House fire breaks out during Alpine winds
House fire breaks out during Alpine winds

ALPINE, Calif. (KGTV) - San Diego County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman whose home caught fire in Alpine Monday morning. 

The flames started in a granny flat at the home at 3679 E. Victoria Drive, firefighters reported. At the time, winds were about 30 miles an hour with low humidity.

Sheryl Ruiz, 36, was inside the granny flat and escaped without injury.

Deputies said a search of the home led to the discovery of illegal drugs and a firearm, and arrested Ruiz.

Lakeside and Viejas Fire crews are investigating the cause of the fire.