East County News Service
Photo courtesy ECM news partner 10 News
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.