BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A brush fire broke out in southeast Bakersfield Sunday afternoon.

The fire started just before 2 p.m. at the dead-end road of Price and Sparks Street near E Pacheco and Cottonwood Road, according to our 17 news crew at the scene.

Fire crews are still working on the fire, and The California Highway Patrol is issuing traffic control near the site.

At this time, it is unknown how the fire started, but it is possible dry weather conditions could have contributed to the spread.