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Father burned, child suffers smoke-inhalation injuries in Carmel Valley apartment fire

Father burned, child suffers smoke-inhalation injuries in Carmel Valley apartment fire

A father suffered “significant burns” and one of his children sustained smoke-inhalation injuries in a fire at a Carmel Valley apartment on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 26, authorities said.

The blaze apparently started when a gust of wind ignited some of the father’s smoking materials about 4:30 p.m. in a second-floor unit at The Club Torrey Pines Apartments on Torrey Bluff Drive, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Battalion Chief David Connor told San Diego News Video.

It was unclear what kind of smoking materials the man had in the dwelling, Connor said.

When firefighters arrived to the building — located near the corner of Carmel Country Road and McGuire Drive, across...

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