Crews battle 900-acre brush fire near Banner Recreation Ranch southeast of Julian
General Fire poses no threat to structures
Last Updated: 192 days ago
JULIAN, Calif. - Crews battling a brush fire that scorched about 900 acres southeast of Julian had the blaze about 42 percent contained Monday evening, fire officials said.
No structures were threatened by the so-called General Fire, which was called in shortly after noon Sunday south of state Route 78 in the Banner Grade area, according to Cal Fire.
The fire was burning east towards uninhabited desert and away from homes, according to the state firefighting agency.
Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler said the blaze was separate from the San Felipe Fire, which blackened about 2,780 acres of desert north of Scissors Crossing, about 30 miles east of Julian. The San Felipe Fire was fully contained today.
The General Fire's cause remained under investigation, Mohler said.
No injuries were reported, Cal Fire reported.
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