Update 3:30 p.m. - These fires are now contained. The Quail fire in Flinn Springs was caused by a mulch pile that ignited. Causes of the other fires remain under investigation.
Update 2:10 p.m. -- A third fire is reported in Flinn Springs at Quail Canyon and Ranch Trail; no structures are threatened. A fourth fire is burning in Lakeside on Rancho Trail and air support has been requested. The Japatul fire is now contained.
June 5, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Cal-Fire is on the scene of two brush fires. Both fires started shortly before 1 p.m. and each is currently about two to three acres in size. Details below.
A grass fire is burning behind Ramona High School off Hanson lane. Spread of the fire has been stopped and the cause is under investigation.
Cal-Fire is also assisting the U.S. Forest Service at a fire near Hidden Glen Road and Japatul Road near the community of Japatul. The cause of the fire, whch started at 12:37 p.m., is under investigation. No structures are threatened.
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