A woman and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a predawn fire Tuesday that tore through a duplex and killed a dog in San Ysidro.
The blaze was reported around 12:35 a.m. in the 100 block of Cottonwood Road, just north of West San Ysidro Boulevard, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
Firefighters extinguished the flames within 25 minutes.
A firefighter and a woman living in the duplex both suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospitals for treatment, a dispatch supervisor said. A dog was found dead inside the home.
The American Red Cross was called in to help the resident arrange for temporary lodging.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
— City News Service
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