UPDATE: 11 year old girl reported fire, ran to safety
At around 6:00pm Monday evening, Fire crews responded to a house fire near La Mesa Jr. High in Canyon Country.
The fire started in the attached garage, with some neighbors claiming to have heard an explosion.
An 11 year old girl was reportedly in the house and noticed the fire. She then called her parents and was told to go to the neighbor's house.
Inside, the garage was completely destroyed, along with a car that was parked.
The two neighboring homes were not damaged by the fire, although they were sprayed down fiercely to avoid any problem.
The fire department quickly got the upper hand on the blaze, and the cause is under investigation. No injuries were sustained by residents or firefighters.