Brush fire burns in Clairemont

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SAN DIEGO – Firefighters quickly extinguished a brush fire that burned in a canyon along a San Diego highway Wednesday evening, a fire official said.

fire-hoseFlames could be seen from Interstate 805 and State Route 52 just before 7 p.m., a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said.

Firefighters were battling it from Diane Avenue and had it out within the hour.

No information was provided about what caused the fire and the extent of the damages.