NEW BRUSH FIRE: SUNRISE HIGHWAY & HIGHWAY 79

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Update: A reader in the area informed ECM at 10 p.m.  he can no longer see flames and it appears firefighters have the blaze under control.

July 14, 2013 – AT 9:04 p.m., Incident Page Network reports scanner traffic indicates a new brush fire at Highway 79 and Sunrise Highway is now two acres, burning in moderate fuel near Los Vaqueros Horse Camp.

The CHP website indicates fire is near Stonewall Road and Horse Camp not far from Lake Cuyamaca.  CHP's site also states that the San Diego Sheriff is out with a “5150” (mental case) party possibly responsible for the fire.

No structures are threatened by the blaze, which is near where the Chariot Fire has scorched over 7,000 acres. (The Chariot Fire is 98% contained).

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