Brush fire reported near east I-8 at West Main Street in El Cajon

EL CAJON, Calif. - A brush fire broke out along eastbound Interstate 8 in East County Friday, scorching a 50-by-300-foot patch of earth and causing minor damage to a building, according to Heartland Fire & Rescue.

The blaze was reported about 10 a.m. west of Main Street, and firefighters had the flames knocked down in about 20 minutes, a Heartland dispatcher said.

A building in the 500 block of Front Street was damaged, according to Heartland, which dispatches for various East County fire departments.

No injuries were reported.

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