San Diego Fires: As Crew Make Progress Against Blazes, New Fire Erupts

It’s been a rough few days in San Diego County. The Fires at Camp Pendleton are close to Sister in Law/Brother in Law.

KTLA

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Just as firefighters began to gain the upper hand on a number of blazes burning in San Diego County, fire crews had a new one to content with after yet another brush fire broke out in the area on Saturday morning, officials said.

SanDiegoFirefight A helicopter drops water on one of the fires burning in San Diego County on May 16, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The latest fire, burning north of Santee Lakes in Sycamore Canyon, scorched about 15 acres before its forward rate of spread was stopped, according to Kendal Bortisser with Cal Fire. No structures were threatened.

Estimates initially put the fire at 30 acres before downgrading the acreage. Full containment of that fire was expected around 4 p.m., a tweet from Cal Fire stated.

Since Tuesday, eleven other fires have been reported in the county, igniting tens of thousands of acres and destroying dozens of home and…

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2 thoughts on “San Diego Fires: As Crew Make Progress Against Blazes, New Fire Erupts

You may fire when ready, Gridley

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