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Fire crews contain Lakeside-El Cajon brush fire

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Fire crews have contained a brush fire that threatened homes and prompted evacuations in the Lakeside-El Cajon area.

The blaze broke out late Wednesday afternoon just off Interstate 8 Business Route and Aurora Drive. Several fire crews were on scene.

Firefighters appeared to have the fire contained by about 7 p.m.

About 1,300 homes and businesses were asked to evacuate briefly. Evacuations were lifted Wednesday evening.

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