Brush fire breaks out near SR-163 at Washington Street

Posted at 12:51 PM, Mar 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-27 22:04:24-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Firefighters responded Tuesday afternoon after a brush fire broke out near Scripps Mercy Hospital Tuesday afternoon. 

According to fire crews, the fire broke near northbound SR-163 and Washington Street. At this time it's unclear what caused the fire. 

Heavy smoke could be seen coming from the area as passersby drove on the roadway.