Mesa Grande fire

FIRE NEAR MESA GRANDE RESERVATION THREATENS HOMES

 

Update:  Cal Fire has corrected the size of this fire to 46 acres based on more accurate mapping.  Evacuated residents have been allowed to return home.

East County Wildfire & Emergency Alert Service

June 25, 2017 2:15 p.m. (Mesa Grande) – A brush fire burning in Cleveland National Forest has scorched 75 acres and is now threatening two homes, Cal Fire reports.  The blaze began on Black Canyon Road near the Mesa Grande Reservation, about a mile north of Lake Sutherland in Ramona.

The fire is burning at a moderate rate of spread and is zero percent contained. Cal Fire is battling the blaze along with U.S. Forest Service firefighters.  #BlackFire.

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FIRE AT MESA GRANDE

 

Update 4:15 p.m. - The spread of the fire has been halted at 3 acres; mop crews will remain on scene for approximately there hours, Cal-Fire battalion chief Nick Schuler has informed East County Magazine.

September 4, 2010 (Mesa Grande) – Cal-Fire is at the scene of a three-acre grass fire off Mesa Grande Road and Highway 79, near the co munity of Mesa Grande. The fire was reported at 3:15 p.m. and cause is under investigation.