Firefighters Wipe Out Paradise Hills Brush Fire

It was burning toward homes

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    A brush fire spanning nearly an acre started Sunday morning in a Paradise Hills canyon and was moving toward houses at a slow rate before San Diego firefighters nullified it.

    The fire was reported at 9:10 a.m. in a canyon west of Paradise Valley Road and Potomac Street with an estimated size of 3/4 an acre.

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    A new water tender proved its worth Sunday when a Paradise Hills brush fire inched toward homes. (Published Sunday, May 15, 2011)

    By about 10 a.m., the fire was out.

    Firefighters quickly set up a command post at the nearby Doriana Street and took protective measures on structures located above the canyon.

    No homes were evacuated during the process.