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Firefighters flown in to fight San Ysidro blaze

Posted at 10:52 AM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 13:53:32-05

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (KGTV) -- Firefighters were able to knock down a two acre brush fire in San Ysidro Sunday morning.

According to San Diego Fire Rescue, the fire sparked just before 7:20 a.m. in a rural canyon east of San Ysidro.

The department says, due to the difficult terrain, crews had to be flown in to fight the blaze.

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San Diego Fire-Rescue says the fire burned approximately two acres.

The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time, but the Metro Arson Strike Team has been called in to investigate.