Update: This fire was contained after scorching approximately 25 acres.
July 28, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- A SIG ALERT has been issued due to a fast-moving brush fire that is now 25 to 30 acres. Highway 94 is closed from Otay Lakes to State Route 188 in the Barrett Junction area. In addition, the Tecate border crossing is closed, CHP reports.
A full wildland response has been ordered including air tankers for the blaze, named the Flume Fire, Cal Fire reports. Aerial fire retardant drops are slowing the rate of spread. No structures are threatened at this time.
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