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East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts

June 23, 2016 (San Diego's East County) -- Cal Fire and the County Office of Emergency Services have released the following updates on new and contining road closures due to the Border Fire.  Also, a large plume of smoke visible this afternoon is due largely to a backfire lit to protect communities.

Below is the latest info on road closures:

El Cajon – Buckman Springs Road is now open, however, an evacuation order is still in effect for the community of Lake Morena.

Continued Road Closures:

  • Portrero Valley Rd at Portrero Valley
  • Highway 94 just west of 25125 Highway 94
  • Highway 94 west of Buckman Springs Rd
  • Buckman Springs Rd at Lake Morena Dr
  • Buckman Springs Rd at Cameron Extension
  • Buckman Springs Rd at Oak Dr

New Road Closures:

  • Buckman Springs Rd at Corral Rd
  • Buckman Springs Rd at Martin Rd

Release of Road Closures:

  • Buckman Springs Rd at Old Buckman Springs Rd
  • Highway 94 at Forest Gate


Additional public information regarding the Border Fire can be obtained by calling 2-1-1. Can also follow the twitter account @calfiresandiego for continuous updates. 

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