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Brush fire threatens homes in Linda Vista

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A brush fire broke out in Linda Vista Monday afternoon, burning about an acre's worth of vegetation in Tecolote Canyon. 

The fire broke out shortly after 5 p.m. off Genesee Avenue, near Osler Street. Ground crews and personnel aboard a fire-fighting helicopter were able to have the flames under control within about a half-hour, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee Swanson. 

Police closed nearby traffic lanes to give emergency vehicles access to the fire. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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