Grass Fire Burning in Otay Mesa

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    Chris Chan
    Smoke billows from the grass fire in Otay Mesa on Aug. 7, 2012.

    A grass burned in Otay Mesa Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

    The blaze began around 1 p.m. at 1277 Riviera St., just north of state Route 905 and east of Interstate 805. Shortly after 1:30 p.m. the fire expanded to 3 acres and became a full vegetation response for fire crews.

    Officials said that firefighters were able to get the upper hand over the blaze. As of 2:30 p.m. the crew was ensuring the fire was fully extinguished. There were no evacuations.
     

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