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Firefighters Battle Blaze at Barrio Logan Warehouse for 2nd Time Since December

Fire tears through warehouse

Dozens of firefighters were battling a massive fire that tore the roof off an abandoned warehouse in Barrio Logan on Tuesday.

The fire started at about 3 p.m. at the one-story building west of Interstate 5 and near Thor Street. The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department sent four engines to the scene.

More than an hour after the blaze ignited, video from SkyRanger 7 showed only support beams remaining for one part of the building's roof. Hoses were hoisted on ladders dozens of meters into the air to tackle the blaze from above.

It was unclear if there was anyone inside the building when the fire started but SDFD said no injuries were reported.

It was the second blaze at the Barrio Logan warehouse in a matter of months, according to SDFD spokesperson Monica Munoz, and one of several since October.

A fire in December prompted a response of about 80 firefighters and neighbors speculated it may have been caused by homeless individuals living in the abandoned warehouse. Another two fires were reported in October and at least one was believed to be started by homeless people living in the building, according to the SDFD.

SDFD has not yet reported the total damage for Tuesday's fire, or if it was considered suspicious in nature.

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