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2-alarm fire rips through duplex in El Cajon

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EL CAJON (CBS 8) - Several people are displaced Sunday after a 2-alarm fire broke out and damaged a nearby apartment building.

Flames broke out at about 4:30 p.m. along Billings Street near Portland Street in El Cajon.

Neighbors say they saw the fire start in a tree. The fire then spread to a nearby duplex. One unit suffered major damage.  

The Red Cross was on scene assisting those who were displaced by the fire, and helping firefighters stay hydrated, who have been busy battling brush fires all day.

News 8's Steve Price has the latest in this video report.

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