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Brush fire burns dangerously close to San Ysidro apartment complex

Posted at 8:12 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 11:12:26-04

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (KGTV) -- A brush fire burned dangerously close to an apartment complex in San Ysidro early Friday morning, prompting some residents to evacuate from their units.

The fire was reported shortly before 1 a.m. near an apartment building in the 1300 block of W. San Ysidro Boulevard, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials.

As flames approached several apartment units, authorities advised residents in those homes to leave as a precaution.

Firefighters were able to put out the blaze after it burned just under 100 feet of trees and brush.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.