Brush fire breaks out near Balboa Park
SAN DIEGO — A small brush fire burned along State Route 163 Thursday morning.
The fire was burning in an area east of Bankers Hill, near Balboa Park where SR-163 and Interstate 5 meet. A caller told California Highway Patrol they spotted two people, possibly from a homeless encampment, leaving the area when the fire broke out.
Smoke from the fire was visible on FOX 5’s camera at the park.
San Diego Fire-Rescue was called to douse the fire, which remained small. Traffic was not significantly affected.