Construction workers cutting rebar sparked a small, half-acre brush fire in Otay Mesa, south of San Diego, Thursday afternoon, amid record-breaking heat across the County.
The brush fire broke out at approximately 1:37 p.m. Thursday near Otay Mesa Road and Hawken Road, according to fire officials.
There is no threat to structures in the area and the flames are speading slowly, officials say.
No one has been injured.
One copter is on scene assisting with putting out the flames.
No other information was immediately available.