San Diego

Firefighters Stop Brush Fire Crawling Towards Homes in Tierrasanta

Firefighters quickly quelled a quarter-acre brush fire crawling up a Tierrasanta hill towards homes. 

The fire broke out around 3:53 p.m. Wednesday in a canyon off Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Santo Road, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) officials said. 

The quarter acre fire burned at a slow rate of speed in medium fuel, firefighters said. The flames were heading up toward a community of homes, but crews quickly stopped the forward rate of spread. 

Firefighters requested the Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) to investigate.

No further information is available.

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