Brush Fire Burns in Kearny Mesa

The fire comes on the second day of a red flag warning


San Diego firefighters battled a brush fire in Kearny Mesa Tuesday night.

The fire started around 6:30 p.m. on Kearny Villa Road near the Park and Ride.

Crews quickly had the fire surrounded. The fire burned five acres total, according to fire officials. Firefighters stayed on scene to douse hot spots.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

For the second day in a row, San Diego County is under a red flag warning. That means the hot, dry, windy weather is favorable for fires.

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