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SDFD Stops Brush Fire Reported Near Balboa Park

San Diego Fire-Rescue responded to a brush fire reported near Balboa park, Thursday afternoon.

The brush fire was reported around 4:43 p.m., near 20th and B Street. 

By 5 p.m., SDFD Chief Stowell said the fire was stopped at a half acre.

The fire was caused by a homeless encampment.  

The Poway Fire Department, and Coronado Fire Department assisted in the response.

No one was injured and no structures were threatened or damage. 

No other information was available.

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