May 12, 2015 (El Cajon) -- Heartland Fire & Rescue crews in El Cajon responded to reports of a commercial structure fire in the 100 block of Fletcher Parkway in the early morning hours on May 3rd. Upon arrival firefighters found heavy black smoke coming from a commercial building at the site of the former El Cajon Police station.
A second alarm was issued for the two-story structure with basement. Aggressive action by Heartland Firefighters from the Cities of El Cajon and La Mesa, with assistance from Santee, CAL Fire and San Diego Fire Departments, had the fire knocked down in 18 minutes.
There was one minor injury to one of the firefighters reported, he was treated and released on scene.