SAN DIEGO (CBS 8/CNS) - Three people were forced from their home when flames erupt in their Mira Mesa garage overnight. The fire destroyed one car, damaged another and caused $225,000 in damage, fire officials said Wednesday.
The accidental fire at 8954 Taurus Place was reported at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday, and crews had it knocked down in less than 15 minutes, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesman Lee Swanson said.
Swanson said the fire destroyed a car inside the garage and damaged one parked in the driveway. The house sustained smoke damage and the American Red Cross was called to assist with finding temporary housing for the three displaced adult residents.
One of the residents was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, Swanson said.
Cal Fire firefighters are working to knock down a vegetation fire, dubbed the Lost Fire, off Lost Valley Road near Warner Springs.
Signs warning of shark in the area of Silver Strand State Beach have been posted following a report of a shark sighting Saturday morning.
A ticket with five numbers in Friday's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, but missing the Mega number, was sold at a CVS pharmacy in Chula Vista and is worth $1,502,885.
Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.
A young father detained by immigration officials and facing deportation was freed Friday, and a protest planned for Fallbrook Saturday will instead be turned into a celebration, community leaders said.
Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion of about his trilogy of graphic novels, "March."
Politicians will join celebrities at Comic-Con International Saturday in San Diego as the annual celebration of the popular arts enters its third day at the convention center.