East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts
Photo by Bob Scheid
November 27, 2020 (Japatul Valley) – A 10-acre brush fire is burning along Japatul Valley Road near Red Hawk Road, south of Interstate 8, Cal Fire reports. The fire is spreading at a moderate rate but firefighters are making good progress.
Evacuation warnings have been issued just south of Windfall Ranch and just south of Lyons Valley Rd. east of Japatul, per the CHP website.
Japatul Valley Road is closed at the I-8 exit.