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SD Fire-Rescue: Tierrasanta fire believed to be sparked by catalytic converter

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Posted at 9:56 AM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-29 15:42:24-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--A fire shut down a lane of eastbound State Route 52 east of Santo Road Thursday morning, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said. 

A catalytic converter is believed to have sparked the blaze, fire officials said, adding that crews stopped the fire's forward rate of spread at two acres. 

All lanes of Sr-52 were reopened to motorists just after 12:30 p.m.

Additional units, including air support, were requested as well as a fire investigator. 

This story is developing. Stay with 10News for more information as it becomes available. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @10NewsSandy