Brush fire breaks out in Poway area

SAN DIEGO - A brush fire along state Route 67 prompted authorities to shut down lanes from Scripps Poway Parkway to Poway Road.

The brush fire was reported just after 2:30 p.m. along northbound SR-67 near Scripps Poway Parkway.

The fire has burned about an acre and sent smoke onto the roadway, but it was extinguished about 30 minutes later.

Both sides of SR-67 from Scripps Poway Parkway to Poway Road were shut down due to the firefighting effort.

The roadways were reopened shortly before 4 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries or structure damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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