SMOKE FROM MEXICO FIRE VISIBLE IN U.S.

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July 13, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – Cal-Fire is combating 100-acre fire in the remote “Tin Can” area in Mexico, east of the Otay port of entry and just south of the border fence.

 

“We currently have 3 engines, 2 air tankers, 1 air attack and 1 helicopter,” Cal-Fire Captain Mike Mohler said. “Aircraft and crews are pre-treating areas along the fence.”

 

The fire has not crossed into the U.S. side of the border, as of 4:35 p.m.

 

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