Fire breaks out off freeway in El Cajon area

SAN DIEGO - Crews battled a brush fire that burned off eastbound Interstate 8 at Main Street in El Cajon.

The fire was reported at about 2:45 p.m. near the Main Street offramp.

California Highway Patrol officials shut down the eastbound offramp to Main Street due to the firefighting effort.

Heartland Fire crews were able to quickly douse the flames.

No injuries were reported.

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