San Diego

Spot Fires Burning Along Shoulder of I-8 Extinguished

Heartland Fire Department crews extinguished multiple spot brush fires burning along the shoulder of Interstate 8 near the border of El Cajon and La Mesa.

News Chopper 7 spotted several small fires burning along the highway within about a quarter-mile stretch near Severin Drive west of Main Street at around 6:30 p.m.

The fires were put out about 45 minutes later. No injuries were reported.

Fire investigators did not confirm a cause.

No other information was available.

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