Smoke from the burning apartments on Golden Hill. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Flames sparked by an unattended heating tool combined with roofing tar to damage three units of a apartment building in Golden Hill on Saturday evening.

The fire began sometime after 6 p.m. in the building on 30th Street near Grape Street. Crews from San Diego Fire-Rescue extinguished the blaze by 6:56 p.m.

No injuries were reported but six adults were displaced, fire department officials said.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the displaced residents.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.