Chula Vista fire

BRUSH FIRE IN OTAY/EAST CHULA VISTA NOW 6+ ACRES


June 2, 2011 (Otay/East Chula Vista) – A fire that began in a recycling lot at 880 Energy Way in East Chula Vista near Otay has set 10 to 15 cars on fire and spread into surrounding brush.

 

According to Incident Page Network, the brush fire is now six acres. Or more. Access for firefighters is difficult; a helicopter and type-three strike team have been called in.


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HIGHWAY 54 REOPENING AFTER FIRE CLOSURE

June 23, 2010 (9:55 p.m.)  - California Highway Patrol announced shortly after 9:30 p.m. that it would reopen Highway 54, which was closed this evening due to a brush fire near Plaza Bonita and I-805.

 

The fire started in the Sweetwater River bed near a homeless encampment. According to some reports, explosions were hurt that may have been from propane tanks.  No structures were lost.


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BRUSH FIRE CONTAINED IN OTAY MESA HAD SUSPICIOUS CAUSE

February 15, 2010 (Otay) 6:15 p.m.  – San Diego Fire Department has contained a brush fire to 1.5 acres in a river bottom near old Jana Ranch Road, just south of Otay Lakes Road. “We initially dispatched two type-1 engines, then added a type-3 engine and a helicopter,” said dispatcher Mike Young.
 


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