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SAN DIEGO – A man was rescued from a chimney after trying to break into a home in City Heights overnight, police said.
San Diego police received a call around 11 p.m. Tuesday about a possible burglary at a home in the 4000 block of Menlo Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man stuck in a chimney.
Firefighters were able to free the man within 15 minutes and turned him over to police.
The vacant home was recently sold and was being renovated.