Firefighters Stop Brush Fire at Historic Presidio Park

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Firefighters knocked down a half-acre vegetation fire off Taylor Street that was threatening the historic San Diego Presidio Sunday.

The fire was burning in medium to heavy fuels with a moderate rate of spread, but firefighters on the scene reported the fire had been knocked down at 5:25 p.m. They indicated they would be on the scene for about two hours for mop-up operations.

A full wildland response with a helicopter was started by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. San Diego Police Department requested to shut down Taylor Street in both directions. 

Fire crews were checking the Presidio for any damage.

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