SANTEE, Calif. -- Crews responded Friday to a fire that broke out at a house for sale in Santee.
The blaze, which started in the garage, was reported at 5:17 p.m. in the 8400 block of Desiree Lane.
The owner was home at the time but safely escaped and was not injured.
A neighbor trying to help was taken to UC Medical Center to be treated for burns on his hand.
Neighboring homes were evacuated.