May 30, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – A hawk flew into power lines today in Mira Mesa, igniting a fire that briefly threatened homes. The fire is now extinguished. This evening, Cal-Fire is at the scene of a small fire started by a riding lawn mower on Haverford Road in Ramona. The fire is surrounded and is expected to be out soon.
Cal Fire reminds homeowners to use caution when utilizing motorized yard equipment, particularly after 10 a.m. when grasses and brush are drier.