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August 29, 2015 (La Mesa) – The Albertson’s grocery store on Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa was evacuated around 2 a.m. on August 26th due to a fire the erupted in trees between the store and State Route 125.

Heartland Fire & Rescue crews, as well as San Diego Fire-Rescue, responded and doused the blaze before it could spread to the store. 

Authorities have not yet released a cause of the fire. The area where the fire started is a known homeless encampment but it is not yet known how the blaze began, authorities told  ECM 10 News.

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