Firefighter Injured in Mira Mesa House Fire

The two-story home on Zapata Avenue caught fire about 5 p.m. Tuesday

By Melissa Severeid and R. Stickney
|  Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013  |  Updated 8:35 AM PDT
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Firefighter Injured in Mira Mesa House Fire

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A San Diego firefighter fell through the roof of a garage while fighting a house fire in Mira Mesa Tuesday.

The two-story home on Zapata Avenue caught fire about 5 p.m.

The firefighter who fell through the garage fell a few feet and was not seriously injured according to San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesperson Maurice Luque.

The firefighter was taken to Scripps La Jolla with minor injuries.

There were 8 adults and 2 children living in the home. The San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross assisted those affected.

Luque said the cause was under investigation.
 

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