Two-alarm fire guts building in Logan Heights

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Flames ravaged an already damaged vacant commercial
building in San Diego's Logan Heights neighborhood early Friday, authorities

The two-alarm fire at 2975 National Ave., near South 30th Street, was
reported at 2:10 a.m., according to a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher. It took
firefighters about an hour to gain the upper hand, she said.

No one was injured.

The building was the former site of Malena's Bar, which closed following
an early morning arson fire in November 2008.

“(The) building was compromised by a previous fire and fire crews went
defensive immediately, attacking the fire from the outside,” SDFRD spokesman
Lee Swanson said. “(A) neighboring apartment building was evacuated as a

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