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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