Brush Fire Threatens Homes in University City | NBC 7 San Diego


Update at 1:40 PM,  courtesy of City Council Rep Kyle Keiskala and Lee Swanson, Media Services Manager, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department: We have it contained at about two acres. No injuries, no damage to apartment complex at top of the hill.

imageBrush Fire Threatens Homes in University City.

A fast-moving brush fire sparked Friday in a canyon University City, initially threatening surrounding homes.

Amid hot temperatures and a Red Flag fire weather warning issued for San Diego County, the fire started at around 12:20 p.m. in Rose Canyon, near Nobel and Towne Centre drives, west of Miramar and Interstate 805.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) said the blaze was burning brush in a canyon, uphill, tearing through heavy vegetation at a rapid rate of spread. Sixty fire personnel rushed to the scene to battle the blaze.

Read entire post from NBC 7 San Diego, courtesy of Kyle Heiskala, UC City Council Rep:

Related post from Fox 5: Firefighters battle brush fires in University City and Alpine –

Related post from San Diego Union Tribune: Brush fire threatens apartments off Nobel Drive –

Related from La Jolla, CA Patch: Crews Halt Brush Fire Near UTC Apartment Complex [UPDATED] –


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