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El Cajon

Three children and two adults were treated Wednesday at Grossmont Hospital for smoke inhalation from a fire started by children in an apartment, according to authorities.

El Cajon firefighters were called to the building in the 200 block of Chambers Street at 1:49 p.m. It took 29 firefighters from Santee, La Mesa, Lakeside and Bostonia a half hour to bring the fire under control. Damage was estimated at $60,000.


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