La Mesa house fire causes $200,000 in damages

LA MESA (KUSI) – A fire in La Mesa caused approximately $200,000 in damages to a home and the contents of that home Wednesday.

No injuries were reported. The fire occurred at the the 4100 block of East Arrieta Circle.   

The sole occupant of the single-story house was able to escape safely while making a 911 call, fire Capt. Sonny Saghera said.   

Crews had the fire under control within 10 minutes, Saghera said.   

The American Red Cross was called in to help the displaced residents arrange for temporary lodging.   

The fire resulted in about $150,000 worth of damage to the structure and destroyed roughly $50,000 worth of contents, according to Saghera.

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