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Tree fire in Pacific Beach ends Christmas season

Two buildings endangered, flames out in a few minutes

San Diego Fire-Rescue responded to a report of heavy smoke seen rising from a Pacific Beach alley on Sunday night, January 12, at 6:25 p.m.

The crew arrived at the 4700 block of Mission Boulevard to find a dumpster fire endangering two residential structures. They immediately aimed the hose at the receptacle and began drenching it with water.

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Tree fire

After lifting the lid, the fire crew discovered the fire source was a Christmas tree burning amid other trash. The fire was out within minutes.

There were no injuries reported and only minor smoke damage to a wall. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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Sounds like arson.

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San Diego Fire-Rescue responded to a report of heavy smoke seen rising from a Pacific Beach alley on Sunday night, January 12, at 6:25 p.m.

The crew arrived at the 4700 block of Mission Boulevard to find a dumpster fire endangering two residential structures. They immediately aimed the hose at the receptacle and began drenching it with water.

Video:

Tree fire

After lifting the lid, the fire crew discovered the fire source was a Christmas tree burning amid other trash. The fire was out within minutes.

There were no injuries reported and only minor smoke damage to a wall. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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