Crews extinguish brush fire near border

Fire broke out near Border Field State Park

SAN DIEGO - Crews extinguished a small brush fire burning near Border Field State Park in the South Bay.

The fire was reported shortly before 6:15 p.m. near the park, which is on 1500 Monument Road and near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Dispatchers said helicopter drops were used, because of where the fire was located.

No structures were threatened and no injuries have been reported.

The fire has burned 1/3 of an acre before being put out around 7:55 p.m., according to dispatchers.

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