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5 rescued from care facility fire

SAN DIEGO -- Five people were rescued from a fire that broke out at an Otay Mesa care facility Wednesday morning.

Flames were reported at the single-story home in the 1000 block of Darwin Place around 9 a.m.  Smoke was showing when crews arrived.

Five people, along with a neighbor who tried to help, were taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation, according to Captain Shannon Mueller. The victims are all expected to survive.

The facility was completely destroyed with a loss totaling $500,000. The cause of the fire is not yet known.