Fire Guts Home in Jamul

Fire Guts Home in Jamul (December 29, 2011)

JAMUL, Calif. -- A large house caught fire in a rural area of East County Thursday, but no one was injured.

The fire in the vicinity of Skyline Truck Trail and Lawson Valley Road in Jamul was reported at 8:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Lawson Valley Road was closed at Skyline Truck Trail while fire crews battled the blaze.

The roughly 3,000-square-foot home was destroyed.

Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler said the cause of the fire was under investigation.