Two brush fires break out near lower Otay Lakes in South San Diego County

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV)  - Two small brush fires broke out near Otay Lakes in South Bay Monday afternoon.

The fires were first spotted along Otay Lakes Rd. at 3:45 p.m. Chula Vista and Cal Fire firefighters controlled the flames by 4:35 p.m. 

California Highway Patrol officers closed Otay Lakes Rd. for several hours due to the fire.

Cal Fire said the fires burned a combined two acres.

The cause of the fires is being investigated as a possible arson.

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