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Man rescues brother in Otay Mesa house fire

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OTAY MESA (CBS 8) - A man rescues his brother from a burning guest house packed with oxygen tanks Tuesday. 

It happened in Otay Mesa near Clavelita Street and Del Sur Boulevard overnight.

As the fire spread to a neighbor's garage, the man inside was pulled out by his brother, police said.

Firefighters were able to put it out before it spread to the main house, where a family of eight was sleeping.

The victim is being treated at the hospital for burns.

A burning cigarette may be to blame, officials said.

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