Firefighters battle brush fire in Bonita

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SAN DIEGO – Firefighters were battling a brush fire in Bonita near Sweetwater Road off of Interstate 805 and Interstate 54 early Friday morning, San Diego fire said.

The blaze is believed to have started at a homeless encampment around 3:50 a.m. Parts of Sweetwater Road were shut down as crews battled the blaze.

Firefighters had the fire out by about 4:37 a.m. and it was contained to an area no larger than 100 square feet. No buildings were threatened, San Diego fire said.

No injuries were reported. Investigators remained on scene to determine what caused the fire.

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