Crews knock down Santee brush fire

Posted at 11:37 PM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 09:29:34-04

SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) - A brush fire that charred about five acres in Santee Tuesday night is under investigation.

The fire erupted just before 11 p.m. on Mission Gorge Road, just east of Cowles Mountain, according to authorities.

Firefighters used chainsaws to cut down surrounding brush, and crews were able to stop the spread of the flames within 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported.