Small fire causes road closure in El Cajon


SAN DIEGO — Firefighters battled a small wildfire off Interstate 8 in El Cajon Friday afternoon.

California Highway Patrol said firefighting operations were causing the closure of eastbound lanes of I-8 near Greenfield Drive in the Granite Hills area. All lanes reopened by 1:15 p.m.

SkyFOX was above the roadside brushfire and a FOX 5 viewer sent video of smoke and flames behind homes.

Firefighters appeared to have gotten control of the fire soon after the lane closures were announced.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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