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Flames From Brush Fire Visible From Interstate 805 in Clairemont

A brush fire sparked along Interstate 805 in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego Friday evening.

The fire began at 5:25 p.m. along southbound Interstate 805, just south of State Route 52, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD). The area is next to MacDowell Park and Innovation Middle School.

Flames from the fire were visible from the freeway, according to fire officials. As of 5:45 p.m., the fire was knocked down.

The area is a homeless campsite. Fire crews have responded to the location in a previous incident.

No other information was available.

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