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.