SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Some residents in University Heights were forced to evacuate after a brush fire broke out in a nearby canyon Saturday evening.
According to the San Diego Fire Department, the fire was reported around 5:20 p.m. on 4718 Panorama Dr. near the canyon at Trolley Barn Park.
SDFD confirmed that several homes were evacuated Saturday but did provide the exact streets impacted. The number of residents evacuated is unclear. As of 9 p.m. all evacuation orders were lifted.
The cause of the 1.5 acre fire is under investigation.
HAPPENING NOW: Vegetation fire in University Heights, several homes evacuated by @SDPD. Copter 3 made all the difference in containing the fire to 1.5 acres in coordination with ground crews working in the extremely heavy brush fueling the fire.#SDFDStrikeTeam1#SDFDStrikeTeam3 pic.twitter.com/8dx75Hyhcv— SDFD (@SDFD) September 5, 2021