By Miriam Raftery
Photo by Claudia Millerbragg
Update: This fire is contained. Cal-Fire's Kendal Bortisser also confirms that firefighting planes were able to draw water from Lake Morena despite draining of the lake by the City of San Diego to about 3% capacity prior to the recent rains.
July 24, 2015 (Lake Morena) - A 30-acre brush fire is burning near Lake Morena County Park at Lake Morena and Lakeview. Cal Fire Captain Kendal Bortisser informed ECM at 1:40 p.m. that there are no structure threats but voluntary evacuations are occurring at Lake Morena Village.
The fire is burning in medium to heavy vegetation with a moderate rate of spread. Brush Fire Partyline on Facebook reports scanner traffic indicates power lines are down.
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