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Dog Killed, House Destroyed by Fire

JAMUL - An investigation is underway after a fire killed a dog and destroyed a house in the East County.

The fire broke out at the home on Lyons Valley Road and Indian Hill Drive near Jamul around 2:45 p.m. Sunday. By the time firefighters arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames and the fire had spread to another building on the property and to a tree.

The residents were outside the home when the fire began. One dog was able to escape, while the second did not. Crews from Cal Fire San Diego County had the fire under about an hour later.

The house is considered a total loss.

Jamul House Fire Dog Killed

Photo: Cal Fire San Diego County

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