Otay Mesa

Small Brush Fire Reported Along US-Mexico Border Near Otay Mountain

Cal Fire crews were battling a small brush fire south of Otay Mountain
Cal Fire San Diego

Cal Fire San Diego crews battled a small brush fire near the U.S. Mexico Border east of Otay Mesa Tuesday.

The vegetation fire south of Otay Mountain was about 5 acres with a slow rate of spread at about 1 p.m.

Cal Fire crews were in the area making water drops from above. Light smoke was visible, according to a photo shared by Cal Fire.

By 2:30 p.m., the fire's forward rate of spread had been stopped. Crews would remain on the scene throughout the afternoon to monitor hotspots.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.

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