Two people critically injured after church catches fire

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Two men were critically injured in a church fire, after a makeshift oven exploded Saturday.

The church is located on the 1700 block of East Palomar Street and the fire began at approximately 2:49 p.m., according to a Chula vista Fire Department report.

The fire was already extinguished when fire crews arrived. Both victims were taken to UCSD Medical Center.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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