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One person hospitalized after house fire in El Cajon

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EL CAJON (CBS 8) – An overnight house fire in El Cajon sends one person to the hospital.

The man, 22-year-old Michael Gabbett, was pulled from a burning attic. Sheriff's deputies say he was overcome by smoke in a house on Cajon Vista Court. The fire, which broke out around 1:00 a.m. Thursday, was then extinguished.

Firefighters performed CPR on Gabbett and rushed him to the hospital. As of this report, his condition has not been released.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation and the damage to the home is reportedly minor.

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