Brush fire breaks out in Oceanside

(Credit: James Sarandis)

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Firefighters extinguished a¬†brush fire that burned nearly seven acres in eastern Oceanside Tuesday.

The blaze was reported shortly after 3 p.m. off Melrose Drive and Oceanside Boulevard.

Firefighters had the fire under control in 45 minutes.

Authorities detained two juveniles in the area for questioning. They have since been released.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.