SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A series of vegetation fires burned close to homes in an area of Interstate Highway 680 in San Jose Monday afternoon before crews contained them.

The San Jose Fire Department said the fire burned near Berryessa Road and I-680, impacting traffic in the area.

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The fire burned along the shoulder of the freeway off-ramp with flames reaching right up to the edge of the freeway sound wall next to a number of homes

The fire also blackened the highway cloverleaf. There was no immediate word on how it started. By about 4:30 p.m., San Jose Fire tweeted that the fire was contained.

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The CA Fire Scanner Twitter account described “several” fires in the vicinity as gusty winds blew embers over a wide area.

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Around the same time, firefighters were called to a fire burning near Autumn Parkway and W. Julian St. where fire officials believe some trash and debris caught fire.