Dog killed, resident and firefighter injured in San Ysidro duplex fire
SAN YSIDRO (KUSI) – A woman and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a predawn fire that tore through a duplex and killed a dog in San Ysidro.
The blaze was reported around 12:35 a.m. in the 100 block of Cottonwood Road, just north of West San Ysidro Boulevard, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Firefighters extinguished the flames within 25 minutes.
A firefighter and a woman living in the duplex both suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospitals for treatment, a dispatch supervisor said. A dog was found dead inside the home.
The American Red Cross was called in to help the resident arrange for temporary lodging.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.