POWAY, Calif. — A brush fire sparked in Poway Wednesday afternoon, prompting the temporary closure of state Route 67 in the area.

The blaze was reported around 2 p.m. near SR-67 and Scripps Poway Parkway, according to a Cal Fire San Diego tweet.

Shortly before 2:50 p.m., crews had stopped the spread of the fire at three acres, Cal Fire said.

All southbound and northbound lanes on SR-67, just south of Poway Road, were reopened after closing for about two hours, California Department of Transportation tweeted.

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