Brush fires burn near Interstate 8 in Eastern San Diego County

Posted at 11:05 AM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 14:16:06-04

ALPINE, Calif. (KGTV) - Two brush fires are burning along Interstate 8 in Alpine.

Smoke is visible above the freeway.  Check traffic HERE.

Heartland Fire and Cal Fire crews are battling the flames.

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The fire comes one day after flames shut down Interstate 8 at Lake Jennings.  Get updated fire information HERE.

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