Grass Fire Burning in Otay Mesa

By Sarah Grieco
|  Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012  |  Updated 2:41 PM PDT
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Otay Mesa Grass Fire

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

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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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