SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A student was critically burned in a fire on the ninth floor of a dormitory on the UC San Diego campus in La Jolla Sunday.
Firefighters were called to Scholars Drive North between Pangea Drive and Northpoint Drive at about 1:30 p.m., where there was a report of a fire in a dorm room on the ninth floor, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Spokesman Lee Swanson.
One burn victim was taken by paramedics to the UCSD Medical Center Burn Unit in Hillcrest, where she was listed in critical condition. Her name was not released. No other injuries were reported.
The fire was almost extinguished when firefighters arrived, was declared knocked down in about 10 minutes, Swanson said.
Investigators estimated that the fire caused $1,000 damage to the building and $500 damage to the dorm room's contents. The UCSD fire marshal took over the investigation to determine the cause.
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