A house caught fire Tuesday morning in the Granite Hills area of El Cajon, prompting evacuations and road closures, authorities said. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A house caught fire Tuesday morning in the Granite Hills area of El Cajon, prompting evacuations and road closures, authorities said.

The blaze was reported shortly before 7 a.m. on Norran Avenue near Nothomb Street, east of Jamacha Road, Heartland Fire & Rescue spokesman Sonny Saghera said.

El Cajon police tweeted that nearby residences were evacuated and roads in the area were closed.

No further details were immediately available.

–City News Service