Brush fire erupts in Chollas Creek-area canyon

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Nearly two dozen people were forced out of their homes after a brush fire erupted in the Chollas Creek area Sunday evening.

The fire broke out at around 5:30 p.m. in a canyon off 54th Street and Chollas Parkway.

10News learned 23 people from nearby homes were evacuated as the fire continued to spread.

After about two hours, firefighters were able to stop the spread of the fire to two acres burned.

No injuries were reported, and the blaze did not damage structures.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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