SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Crews were able to extinguish a fire in Clairemont Friday afternoon reportedly started by a crash.
According to California Highway Patrol, the blaze started on Boyd Avenue near Genesee Avenue.
San Diego Police say at 5:24, a suspect hit several vehicles on Balboa and Mount Alifan Drive before taking off.
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The suspect then lost a tire, creating sparks and starting the blaze. The suspect was later taken into custody.
The fire sparked just as a Red Flag Warning in parts of San Diego County was allowed to expire.