Firefighters prevent garage fire from burning apartment

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A fire broke out at a South Bay apartment complex Tuesday, leaving nearly a dozen people without a home.

The blaze on Stampede Way near Cottonwood Park was reported at 12:55 p.m. When Chula Vista firefighters arrived, they discovered a garage fully engulfed in flames. It took them about 10 minutes to spray down the blaze. They were able to prevent the fire from spreading into the living area of the apartment

Residents were evacuated as crews worked to put out the flames.

Around six people need to find a place to stay, according to firefighters. The Red Cross was notified.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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