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Brush fire threatens homes in Solana Beach

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Posted at 6:33 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 01:49:29-04

10 p.m. UPDATE: Fire has been 100% contained. Only 1/2 acre burned, according to Solana Beach Fire Department.

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SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (KGTV) -- Fire crews are responding after a bush fire broke out in Solana Beach Thursday night.

According to crews, the blaze started near Interstate 5 south near Lomas Santa Fe. Currently, the blaze has burned less than an acre and has a slow rate of spread.

Approximately five homes were threatened by the blaze.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department urged the homes to evacuate, but no mandatory evacuations were issued.

Watch video of the fire below: