Brush Fire Burns in Chula Vista

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    Firefighters in Chula Vista battled a brush fire in Chula Vista Monday afternoon.

    The fire started around 3:15 p.m. near Lagoon Drive and Bay Boulevard.

    Crews Battle Brush Fire in Chula Vista

    [DGO] Crews Battle Brush Fire in Chula Vista
    A small fire near near Lagoon Drive and Bay Boulevard poured a lot of smoke into the air across Chula Vista Monday afternoon. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013)

    The fire burned about three acres, according to fire officials. Smoke could be seen for miles. Crews had it under control in about 30 minutes.

    Officials said no homes were threatened, but aerial pictures showed several camping tents nearby. No one was hurt.

    There is no word yet what caused the fire.

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