Fire Damages Apartments Near Allied Gardens

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    Flames shot through the roof of an apartment complex and damaged two units in the complex near Allied Gardens Thursday.

    San Diego Fire-Rescue crews were called to 3635 Mission Mesa Way around 2 p.m. for a garage fire.

    Firefighters arrived to find the flames spreading from the garage to the inside of one apartment. Officials say a second unit was also damaged.

    Crews used a ladder to climb atop the complex roof and vent the fire. Residents were gathered nearby watching. No word on how many people will be displaced.

    Watch: Garage Fire Spreads to Apartments

    [DGO] Watch: Garage Fire Spreads to Apartments
    Firefighters rushed to the apartments along Mission Gorge Road Thursday afternoon for a garage fire.

    The nearest cross streets to the complex were Mission Gorge Boulevard and Margerum Avenue.

    Check back for updates to this developing story.