May 18, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – A border fire in Jewell Valley that has been burning for several days is now 100% contained. However a new fire erupted this afternoon on Marron Valley Road near Dulzura. The new fire, known as Border Fire #7, is now 70% contained and its spread has been stopped, according to Cal-Fire.
Border Fire #7 has burned about 25 acres in the U.S. and 15 in Mexico. The Incident Commander has released three fire crews and all air-tankers assigned.
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