Man in custody in connection with Chula Vista brush fire

CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A man was taken into custody Saturday in connection with a brush fire near a Chula Vista shopping center.

The fire was reported just after 9 p.m. near Broadway and C Street. It burned about one and half acres before firefighters knocked it down.

The man was arrested after witnesses saw him running from the scene. He told 10News' media partner San Diego 6 that he started the fire while he was cooking dinner and that it got out of control.

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