1 killed, 1 hurt in National City apartment fire


SAN DIEGO (CNS) – One person died and another was hospitalized after an apartment fire Saturday.

The fire broke out at National City Park Apartments on F Avenue and East 24th Street at 11:19 a.m. and was extinguished by National City and Chula Vista fire department firefighters in about 10 minutes, according to NCFD investigator Robert Hernandez.

There were no injuries to firefighters, Hernandez said, and damage to the apartment was limited to the area of origin, estimated to be about $20,000.

National City Police Department investigators were at the scene Saturday afternoon trying to find out how the fire started.

There was no further information about the two victims.

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