SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A fire of unknown origin spread through a City Heights home Monday afternoon, leaving four people in need of emergency lodging and causing an estimated $270,000 worth of damage.
   
The non-injury blaze in the 3400 block of Fairmount Avenue erupted about 1:15 p.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
   
It took firefighters about 30 minutes to subdue the flames, which also damaged a van parked alongside the burning residence, SDFRD spokesman Lee Swanson said.

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The American Red Cross was called in to help the displaced residents arrange for interim housing.
   
The cause of the fire was under investigation.