Update: The fire has grown to over 800 acres and 450 homes are evacuated, however it is now 50% contained.
By Miriam Raftery
East County Wildfire & Emergency Alert Service
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October 27, 2017 (San Diego) – The
#WildomarFire has charred 700 acres in the Wildomar are of Cleveland National Forest, which is located near Lake Elsinore in Riverside County, just over the San Diego-Riverside County line.
Two hundred homes have been evacuated. The fire is currently 15 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Find details on evacuations here: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5652/
Smoke from fires in Mexico including a large forest fire near Rosarito also continue to impact air quality in San Diego County, prompting the county's smoke advisory cautioning residents to avoid outdoor activities in areas with smoke.