Three firefights injured battling blaze
By Miriam Raftery, photo by Jonathan Goetz
July 11, 2017 (Alpine/Lakeside./Flinn Springs) -- The #JenningsFire that began at 1:40 p.m. near Lake Jennings in Lakeside has swelled to 400 acres, Cal Fire reports. Forward spread of the fire has been stopped.
Mandatory evacuations are in effect for 15000 Viewside Lane along the south side of I-8 in Alpine and is a structure threat to five homes.
An evacuation center is open at Joan MacQueen Middle School located at 2001 Tavern Road in Alpine.
An earlier announced evacuation center at Granite Hills High has been closed.