Firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire that ignited Friday morning in the San Carlos neighborhood, San Diego fire authorities said.
The blaze was reported just after 11:30 a.m. off Margerum Avenue near Navajo Road, according to a tweet from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. The first fire crews arrived on scene about five minutes later.
As of 12:20 p.m., the fire had burned about 1.5 acres. Several units were at the scene including firefighters from San Diego, Poway and El Cajon. Helicopters were making repeated water drops on the flames.
There are several homes in the area, but no evacuations had been ordered, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue.
There have been no reported injures as of 12:20 p.m.
No further information was immediately available.
This is a breaking news story that will be updated.