Small brush fire sparked in Balboa Park

Firefighters were called out to San Diego's Balboa Park after a fire started on Tuesday morning.

The blaze, which is still small — less than half an acre — was first reported shortly after 10 a.m.

Officials said the fire is burning near state Route 163 in the northern area of the park near Interstate 5

Firefighters are expected to make quick work extinguishing the blaze.

At a little before 10:40, San Diego Fire Rescue said that the forward spread of the fire had been stopped, and that no structures were damage, nor were any injuries reported.

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