EL CAJON (CNS) - Seven people were displaced Monday following a fire at an El Cajon triplex, authorities said.
The fire at 5055 Thorne Drive broke out about 3 p.m. Sunday and was knocked down within some 10 minutes of firefighters arriving on scene, according to El Cajon city spokeswoman Monica Zech.
"The quick response kept the fire from reaching nearby homes," she said.
One resident suffered a minor burn but chose not to go to a hospital, Zech said.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
The residents of all three units were displaced and receiving assistance from the American Red Cross, according to Zech.
One person was killed Monday morning when a motorcyclist and tanker truck collided near Naval Base San Diego, authorities said.
Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins will depart San Diego for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Monday.
Transportation officials Monday celebrate the completion of $28 million in improvements to the Oceanside Transit Center that they say will make holiday travel much smoother in the region.
Border patrol agents are still investigating Monday after a dangerous smuggling attempt off the La Jolla coast turned deadly Saturday night.
The sea of pink continued Sunday with 2,200 people marching in the name of breast cancer research funding on the third - and final - day of the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day.
Five people beat to unconscious a 37-year-old man and then took his cell phone at the Horton Plaza in San Diego, a police officer said Sunday.
A non-injury fire Sunday completely destroyed one unit and damaged another in a Rancho Penasquitos apartment complex, displacing two families.
Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96.