Small Electric Fire Sparks Near Old Town

The blaze on San Diego Avenue was quickly knocked down by firefighters

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Jan 13, 2013  |  Updated 11:34 AM PDT
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Small Electric Fire Sparks Near Old Town

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A small electric fire sparked near Old Town San Diego Sunday morning, fire officials said.

The blaze started at around 9:40 a.m. in the 1900 block of historic San Diego Avenue.

Firefighters responded and quickly tackled the blaze. It was knocked out a short time later.

Officials said the cause of the fire was an overloaded electrical system. Property loss is estimated at $1,800. No injuries were reported.

Further details were not immediately available.
 

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