TWO HEARTLAND FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN EL CAJON HOUSE FIRE

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"Thirteen homes around the hill of a one-way cul-de-sac were saved.  God Bless the neighbor who called us, God Bless the fireman and first responders."--Dolores E. Landers
 
By Miriam Raftery
 
Photo courtesy of ECM news partner 10 News
 
 
April 1, 2020 (El Cajon) – Updated April 3:  A burning section of a home collapsed early this morning, trapping two Heartland Fire & Rescue firefighters, ECM news partner 10 News reports.
 
Two fireifghters were taken to a hospital, and have since been releaesed, a neighbor has informed ECM. 
 
Crews responded to the two-story blaze in the 1300 block of Helix View Drive in El Cajon around 3 a.m., where they battled to extinguish flames up to 50 feet high. 
 

"Please thank the Heartland Fire Department,  and all the first responders," neighbor Dolores E. Landers wrote in an e-mail to ECM.  "Thirteen homes around the hill of a one-way cul-de-sac were saved.  God Bless the neighbor who called us, God Bless the fireman and first responders."

 


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