Photos by Leslie O'Brien and Nancy Hauer
Update: Forward spread is halted; firefighters are expected to remain on scene through this evening.
May 12, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- A brush fire that began near the river bed at 13425 Old Highway 80 near Las Coches Road could reach 20 acres or more and is now burning mobile homes. A female burn patient from a homeless camp that burned has been transported to a hospital.
Two strike teams and a helicopter have been ordered. CHP is shutting down traffic on Las Coches.
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