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Fire damages South Bay home, displaces four people

Posted: 4:07 PM, Dec 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-09 19:07:50-05
Palm trees on fire

CHULA VISTA (CNS) - Four people were displaced when a fire damaged their South Bay home Sunday morning, authorities said.

Dispatchers were alerted at about 9:20 a.m. to a fire at a house near the intersection of Madden and Donax avenues, according to the San Diego Police Department. The area is just west of Beyer Boulevard.

Firefighters found a small fire in the attic, and were able to get everyone out of the house and extinguish the flames, a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department official said. The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known.

The Red Cross was called to assist with finding shelter for the home's occupants, the Fire-Rescue official said.