San Jose

Brush Fire Burns Near Downtown San Jose, Airport

Firefighters are battling a brush fire burning near downtown San Jose and Mineta San Jose International Airport.

The blaze, which was reported at roughly 4:08 p.m., is burning in the area of Coleman and University avenues, the San Jose Fire Department said.

An estimated 3 to 4 acres are burning, according to the fire department.

The public is being asked to avoid the area. Road closures are in place. Coleman Avenue is closed between approximately W. Hedding Street and Emory Street. W. Hedding Street is closed between approximately Spring Street and Chestnut Street.

Further information was not immediately available.

This is a developing story. Details may change as more information becomes available.

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