Fire at La Jolla home caused by arson

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LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fire that started in a La Jolla home Friday morning is being investigated as an arson case, officials said.

The fire was reported at about 9:45 a.m. at a single-story home under construction on Palomino Circle near Mount Soledad. Firefighters extinguished the fire shortly after 10 a.m., officials said.

San Diego police said they are looking for a suspect who was described as an Hispanic male last seen south of the residential fire wearing a red hat, blue shirt and tan pants.

A City of San Diego representative said the damage to the home is estimated to be around $50,000.

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