Brush Fire Burns Near Homes in City Heights

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    San Diego firefighters battled a brush fire in City Heights near Manzanita Dr. and 39th St. shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Monday.

    The fire broke out in a canyon surrounded by several homes around 2:20 p.m.

    San Diego police officers evacuated homes on Manzanita Dr., along the canyon's northern rim, as a precaution.

    The fire was knocked down within 20 minutes.

    About three acres were destroyed, investigators said.

    No injuries were reported.