Firefighters Contain Freeway Blaze

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Nov 25, 2012  |  Updated 11:32 AM PDT
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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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