FIRE IN LA POSTA AREA; POWER OUTAGE ACROSS SOUTHEAST COUNTY

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September 2, 2013 (La Posta) - A 20-acre brush fire is burning in the La Posta area that started off I-8 at the Kitchen Creek offramp. The fire is believed to be caused by lightning; multiple lightning strikes have occurred in the area.

 

Air attack and choppers 10 and 12 are on scene and rain is falling, according to posts on the Brush Fire Partyline.  Firefighting units are staging at Boulder Oaks Campground.

 

In addition, a power outage has occurred that is impacting portions of Dulzura, Potrero, Campo, Japatul Valley, Buckman Springs, Morena Village,, Live Oak Springs, Boulevard, Jacumba.  SDG&E is working to determine the cause. 

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