Brush Fire Controlled off I-15

The fire burned south of Aero Drive Sunday afternoon

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Jun 17, 2012  |  Updated 3:25 PM PDT
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Brush Fire Controlled off I-15

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A brush fire burned off SR-15 near Aero Drive Sunday afternoon.

A brush fire sparked in a field off northbound Interstate 15 Sunday near Tierrasanta.

According to authorities, the fire was burning vegetation south of Aero Drive at a moderate rate at 12:30 p.m.

By 1:15 p.m., fire crews said they had the fire 60-percent contained and were calling another strike team to the scene.

Following the fire, CHP said the third and fourth lanes of northbound I-15 were closed just north of Friars Road.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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