El Cajon fire: Crews fighting brush fire near Interstate 8 in California

EL CAJON, CA - Crews are responding to a brush fire burning on a hillside near homes off Interstate 8 in El Cajon, Calif.

The fire broke out at about 5:25 p.m. on a hillside near Greenfield Drive, and flames have burned at least one acre so far. Another fire was reported near Dunbar Lane.

The California Highway Patrol is reporting there are three separate fires burning on the hillside.

CHP officials told Scripps station 10News they are looking into the possibility the fires were started intentionally.

 

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