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Crews knock down brush fire near Mission Gorge Road in Santee

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Posted at 3:40 PM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-23 18:40:02-04

SANTEE, Calif. (CNS) - A brush fire that burned an unknown number of acres was extinguished Sunday near Mission Gorge Road, according to the Heartland Fire and Rescue Department said.

A call was received at 12:45 p.m. reporting the fire was racing up a hill near westbound state Route 52, a Heartland fire dispatcher said.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze just before 2:30 p.m., the dispatcher said.

There were 13 units from Heartland fire that were used to stop the blaze, he said.