Fire burns dangerously close to homes in San Diego canyon

Posted at 5:09 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 20:28:38-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Fire crews responded to a small brush fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon in a highly residential area.

According to firefighters, the blaze broke out on the 2500 block of Sumac Drive near Azalea Hollywood Park.

Crews were quickly able to stop the forward rate of spread before flames spread to nearby homes.

In total, the fire burned three fourths of an acre.