Fire crews at the scene of the brush fire on Interstate 15. Photo by OnScene.TV

Units from Cal Fire and Deer Springs Fire quickly doused a half-acre brush fire Monday night on southbound Interstate 15 north of Deer Springs Road.

Crews arriving on the scene at 9:27 p.m. found flames going up a hill at the site. The fire was quickly extinguished, but crews expected to remain on the scene for at least an hour.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

— OnScene.TV

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.