Brush Fire Sparks Under Freeway in Old Town Causing Traffic Delays

SDFD responds to a brush fire reported in Old Town.
SkyRanger 7

Crews responded to a brush fire reportedly burning underneath a freeway interchange in Old Town.

The fire broke out underneath the I-8 to I-5 interchange just before 5:30 p.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

SkyRanger 7 arrived overhead about 20 minutes later and the flames had already been extinguished. Minutes later, freeway lanes were reopned.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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