SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Fire crews in the South Bay are battling a San Jose brush fire Thursday that has been giving firefighters a challenge for a couple of hours.
At least two acres have burned so far. The fire is sending up a large plume of smoke over East Capitol Expressway.READ MORE: 2 Arrested Following DUI Crash Involving Stolen Vehicle In Novato
Chopper 5 crews out there still dealing with pockets of flames.READ MORE: East Bay Landscaper Charged in Stump-Grinder Death of Employee
The fire burned right up to some backyards of homes nearby.MORE NEWS: Giants Spring Training: Brandon Belt Making Progress From Illness, Resumes Baseball Activity
Investigators believe the fire may have started at a nearby homeless camp, but are still looking into the cause.