SAN DIEGO – Firefighters are working to contain a brush fire that broke out Wednesday near state Route 78 in a rural part of eastern San Diego County.
The fire was reported shortly after 12:15 p.m., burning closest to SR-78 and Casner Road in Ramona, according to Cal Fire San Diego. Within a half hour, the blaze exploded to about 20 acres with a moderate rate of spread while burning up grass in the area.
Two structures are threatened by the fire, Cal Fire wrote in a tweet, but no evacuations have yet been issued.
Video from SkyFOX shows thick plumes of black and white smoke and flames spanning a hilly area in the region as crews work to get it under control.
Few other details about the fire were yet available.
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