Cal Fire crews were battling a brush fire in Rancho Santa Fe Wednesday afternoon.
Flames broke out around 1 p.m. on Questhaven Road near the corner of Harmony Grove and Elfin Forest roads. The community is located west of Interstate 15.
Cal Fire spokesperson Isaac Sanchez said there were no injuries in the fire estimated to have scorched about a quarter of an acre.
Crews stopped the forward rate of spread and would be in the area for several hours mopping up, he added.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.