Fire breaks out in City Heights apartment building

Firefighters with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department made quick work of a fire at a two-story apartment building in City Heights Tuesday. 

SAN DIEGO — Firefighters with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department made quick work of a fire at a two-story apartment building in City Heights Tuesday.

The call came in around 12:11 p.m. for a fire at 3788 41st Street in City Heights.

Firefighters deployed two trucks and five engines to the location. The were able to put out the fire before it spread from the kitchen of a second-floor unit. By 12:40 p.m., the fire was out.

The American Red Cross wa called to help find temporary shelter for the two adults and three children who live in the unit

Investigators set the monetary losses at $25,000 to the structure and $10,000 to contents, Munoz said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

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