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Brush Fires Off Northbound I-15 Near Miramar

Two small brush fire was burning on the side of northbound Interstate 15 Monday, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said.

The first fire was less than 1 acre at the intersection of I-15 and State Route 52, SDFD spokesperson Mónica Muñoz said.

The second was a 3-acre fire just north of Miramary Way, also on northbound I-15. The fire partially spread to the property of MCAS Miramar and Miramar Fire Department assisted, according to Muñoz.

CalTrans said the right lane of northbound I-15 was blocked around the Miramar Way exit.

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SDFD first responded to reports of the brush fire around 3:30 p.m. 

The forward rate of progress was stopped at 4:18 p.m., SDFD said.

No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

SDFD Metro Arson Strike Team were called to the scene to determine what started the fires, Muñoz added.

No other information was available.

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