Brush fire erupts off state Route 52 in University City area

SAN DIEGO - All lanes on westbound state Route 52 to northbound and southbound Interstate 805 were closed Wednesday afternoon after a small brush fire broke out in the area.

The fire was reported just after 2 p.m. near westbound Genesee Avenue and I-805. A San Diego Fire-Rescue official told 10News the fire's rate of spread was stopped at about 2:20 p.m.

However, the response by fire crews forced the closure of all lanes on westbound SR-52 at I-805. A Sig Alert was also issued.

No injuries were immediately reported.

Lanes were reopened shortly after 3:30 p.m.

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