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Arson detectives investigating El Cajon house fire

Posted at 6:32 PM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 02:20:02-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) — San Diego Sheriff's bomb/arson detectives were called to investigate a house fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters and deputies were called to the 1600 block of Via Elisa just before 3 p.m. Wednesday after the fire broke out at the home.

Strong winds threatened nearby structures, forcing deputies to evacuate the homes, the SDSO said.

Based on the initial investigation, Sheriff's bomb/arson detectives were called to the scene.

The cause of the fire has not been determined, but the investigation was ongoing late Wednesday.