East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts
Update November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. -- Cal Fire reports that there were six spot fires and forward spread is stopped on all of them.
Update 9:55 p.m.: Two fires near El Capitan reservoir are burning; one south of the boat dock is "problematic" and incident commander has requested additional resources, per scanner traffic.
October 31, 2018 (San Diego's East County) -- Cal Fire is at the scene of the #PeutzFire that started near Peutz Valley Road in the Alpine area shortly before 9 p.m. reportedly about half an acre.
Scanner traffic indicates crews have been battling multilpe small spot fires.
Crews had difficulty reaching flames near El Capitan reservoir due to a locked gate, Fox 5 reports. Scanner traffic indicates the fire may be two acres.
Be vigilant and please report any suspicious activity to authorities.