MIGUEL FIRE HALTED AT 20 ACRES

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By Miriam Raftery

Photo, left, by J. Stotler  @2412_Fire_Photo : U.S. Forest Service Helitac landing

January 9, 2020 (Chula Vista) – The #MiguelFire northeast of Mt. Miguel Road and Proctor Valley Road scorched approximately20 acres on December 7. 

View aerial video of the fire courtesy of Cal Fire’s tactical aircraft:  https://twitter.com/i/status/1347287650890371079.

Ground crews from Cal Fire and Chula Vista Fire along with firefighting aircraft including the U.S. Forest Service Helitac responded to the blaze, which was in hard-to-access terrain.  

No structures were lost in the fire, which sent up smoke visible across portions of East County.

Photo, right, courtesy of Cal Fire on Twitter

 

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