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Firefighters fall through floor battling Mission Hills house fire

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Some firefighters had to be checked out by paramedics after falling through a floor while battling a single-family house fire in Middletown early Thursday, authorities said.

The fire on West Brookes Avenue, near Ibis Street, was reported at 3:43 a.m., according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue dispatcher. Flames were knocked down about a half-hour later, she said.

As of 4:30 a.m., it was unclear whether any of the firefighters who fell through a floor were seriously injured. The dispatcher said paramedics had yet to transport anyone from the scene to a hospital.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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