Firefighters Contain Freeway Blaze

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    El Cajon firefighters responded to a small brush fire near westbound Interstate 8 and Main Street Sunday morning, Heartland fire dispatch officials said.

    The vegetation blaze began around 10:40 a.m.

    California Highway Patrol officials had to temporarily shut down several lanes on the I-8 as fire crews battled the blaze. They were able to knock down the fire by 11:04 a.m.

    Acreage on the fire has not yet been confirmed. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

    Check back for updates.
     

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