Firefighters battled a brush fire on Tuesday afternoon near downtown San Diego.
The fire started after 1 p.m. near 10th Avenue and state Route 163 between the freeway and the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
A spokesman for the city of San Diego told NBC 7 at around 1:45 p.m. that the flames had charred one-quarter of an acre so far. The fire was burning in heavy brush, he said, with a medium rate of spread.
Fire chiefs made the decision at that time to canceling air support and will instead work with just the ground crews, according to officials.
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The fire was out by 2 p.m., and firefighters were left to mop up hot spots.