Man hospitalized after house fire

CHULA VISTA, Calif. — A man was hospitalized for smoke inhalation afte a fire broke out Tuesday on the top floor of a two- story home in Chula Vista, authorities said.

The fire in the 1400 block of Carissa Court was reported at 1:04 a.m., according to a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher. Crews had flames knocked down about 20 minutes later, she said.

Paramedics took the injured man to UCSD Medical Center.

The cause of the fire was under investigation and a damage estimate pending.

Another man who lived at the house was displaced, according to fire officials.


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