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Car hits gas line, sparks fire in El Cajon

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A motorist managed to escape unharmed Monday after backing into a gas line at an East County mobile-home park, setting the vehicle ablaze.

The fire in the 500 block of North First Street in El Cajon was reported shortly after 2:30 p.m., according to Heartland Fire & Rescue. It took crews about a half-hour to extinguish the flames.

No injuries were reported, a dispatcher said.

Several nearby homes were evacuated for a time as a precaution, according to police.


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