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One person suffers burn injuries during Mount Hope house fire

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was injured during a house fire late last night in the Mount Hope area, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The blaze began on Quail Street, near Market Street, at about 11:50 p.m., when a home caught fire.

An as-yet-unidentified victim was lying outside the home with severe burn injuries when firefighters arrived on the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

The home sustained severe damage from the fire, which led four people to be displaced from their residence.

The fire remains under investigation at this time.

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Man trapped in vacant spa receives serious burns

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man trapped in an empty spa in the University Heights area received severe burns on Monday, according to a report by Fox 5 San Diego.

Authorities received a report of the fire at Anna Spa, located at El Cajon Boulevard, just after 6 a.m.

According to a fire department spokesperson, the unidentified victim had been seen trying to escape the spa through a barred front window.

The victim was rescued by firefighters who used a saw to cut through the bars on the windows and then taken to the hospital for severe burn injuries. There are no details on his status at present.

Details are not available at this time on why the victim was inside the vacant business. Officials speculated he may have been a neighbor who was trying to extinguish the fire.

The fire was put out within fifteen minutes and caused around $7000 total damage.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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