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SAN DIEGO — Firefighters were responding Wednesday night to a fire that broke out at an auto repair shop in La Mesa.

The blaze at Summit Transmissions in the 7600 block of El Cajon Boulevard was reported around 8:50 p.m.

Heartland Fire Department asked people to avoid the area for the next several hours.