133 ACRE BRUSH FIRE EAST OF BARONA

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UPDATE AS OF JULY 20, 1:08 PM:  FEATHER FIRE 100% CONTAINED AT 100 ACRES/

UPDATE AS OF 2:24 PM:  Fire 90% contained, lawn mower believed to be cause of blaze.

UPDATE AS OF 9:47 AM July 19:  Fire 65% contained, still at 133 acres.

UPDATE AS OF 8:48 P.M.:  Fire 50% contained, still at 133 acres.

East County Alerts

Photo courtesy Geof Applegate

July 18, 2016 (Barona) - A fast moving brush fire east of the Barona Reservation started at around 14:00 hours, and has a rapid rate of spread. Residents on or around Feather Canyon Road are under evacuation orders, with Sheriff's officers carrying out those contacts.

As of 17:00 hours, the evacuation order has been lifted and the acreage has been updated to 133 after more thorough mapping.  The fire is still holding.  Crews are on scene.

Large animals can be taken to Equestrian Center at 16911 Gunn Stage Road in Ramona.

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