La Jolla Light Crime and Public-Safety News: May 2

Bird Rock home blaze contained

Firefighters were able to knock down a blaze at a Bird Rock home Sunday afternoon, April 28. The fire started just before 2 p.m. on the second floor of a house on Beaumont Avenue near Midway Street, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Dave Pilkerton.

Crews had the fire out by 2:40 p.m. There was no immediate damage estimate, no one was injured and the cause of the fire was under investigation, Pilkerton said. — CNS

GoFundMe launched for Poway synagogue

In light of a tragic shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue that killed one and injured three others on April 27, a GoFundMe page has launched to help those...