UPDATE July 29, 2019 8:20 a.m.: The fire has burned 150 acres and is now 50 percent contained, Cal Fire reports. One lane of Dehesa Rd. has been opened for traffic according to the Dept. of Public Works.
UPDATE 8:38 p.m.: Forward spread has been halted. The fire has burned 50 acres and is now 10% contained. Dehesa Rd. is closed at Willow Glen Dr. on the west and Harbison Canyon Rd. on the east. Three homes remain evacuated but no structures were damaged and none are threatened. Cal Fire, the USFS, Sycuan Fire, San Miguel Fire, San Diego Sheriff, CHP and County Animal Control are at the scene, where 17 engines are working on the fire. Mop-up is underway/
UPDATE 7:09 p.m.: Per the Incident Commander, the fire is now estimated to be 50 acres and 0% contained. 3 homes have been voluntarily evacuated along Dehesa Rd but no evacuation warnings or orders have been issued. There are no homes that are currently being threatened.
East County News Service
July 28, 2019 (Dehesa) - Cal Fire is responding to a reported vegetation fire in the area of Dehesa Rd. near Sycuan Summit Dr. The fire is 25 acres with a moderate rate of spread.
Photo right: View from Target in Rancho San Diego, by Paul Kruze.
Photo, left: Smoke acros East County, by Andy Calderon
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