Two firefighters were rescued Tuesday morning after part of a burning El Cajon house fell on them as they were attempting to put out the blaze.
The fire at a two-story house in the 1300 block of Helix View Drive was reported around 3 a.m., according to the Heartland Fire & Rescue Department.
As firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze, a burning section of the home collapsed, trapping two of them, 10News reported. Both were quickly pulled out from under the rubble.
One of the firefighters was taken to a hospital for treatment of unknown injuries, according to the news station. The second firefighter also suffered unknown injuries.
No other injuries were immediately reported.
The blaze was extinguished, but crews remained on the scene as of 8 a.m. for clean up.
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