Brush fire reported in Otay Mesa

Firefighters began battling a brush fire in Otay Mesa Wednesday afternoon close to where a fire burned nearly 500 acres last week.

SAN DIEGO — A brush fire was reported Monday afternoon off the 5300 block of Airway Road in Otay Mesa, near the site of a blaze that spread over nearly 500 acres last week, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The fire burned roughly 100 square feet and was quickly attacked by firefighters on foot and firefighting helicopters.

There was no immediate threat to homes or other structures.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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