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Fire erupts at Hillcrest bathhouse, several people forced to flee

Posted at 7:49 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 12:04:33-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A fire erupted at a Hillcrest-area bathhouse early Friday morning, forcing several people to flee the building.

The fire erupted at around 2:30 a.m. at a business in the 3900 block of Fourth Avenue, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue officials.

Responding firefighters found that the blaze started in a storage room that contained construction materials, and it soon spread to other areas of the building.

Crews were able to knock down the flames within 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.