August 30, 2009 (Ramona) - A five-acre brush fire off Steffy Road near Wilson Road in the Ramona area has been contained shortly after it began, CAL-FIRE reports. CAL-FIRE dispatched 12 engines, 2 fire crews, 1 bulldozer, 2 airtankers, 2 helicopter, 2 water tenders, and 2 chief officers for a total of approximately 100 fire fighters.
The U.S. Forest Service and San Diego Sheriff personnel also assisted in swiftly dousing the blaze, which originated wtih a mobile home, not an outbuilding as CAL-FIRE had originally reported. The fire began at 11:53 this morning; command was released shortly before 3 p.m. this afternoon. Cause of the blaze remains under investigation.