Update 10:15 a.m. - Forward spread of this fire has been stopped at 30 acres, CAl FIRE Captain Kendal Bortisser reports. The fire burned to Friars and 163, per ECM reporter Nadin Abbott. This fire has been under unified command of CAL FIRE, Santee Fire and Miramar Fire.
By Miriam Raftery
Photo by Mike Schoonover
May 17, 2014 (Santee) 9:15 a.m. – A brush fire is burning in the Sycamore Canyon/Santee area in rugged terrain accessible by hand crews and brush trucks; aerial resources have been dispatched. The fire is now two to three acres. Smoke is visible from State Route 125.
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Final from Cal Fire