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Controlled burn to be conducted near Otay Lake

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Posted at 7:45 AM, May 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-11 10:45:16-04

JAMUL, Calif. (CNS) - Plumes of smoke may be visible above the southern San Diego area Thursday as state and local firefighters conduct a roughly 70-acre controlled burn near Otay Lake, authorities advised.

The vegetation-management operation in Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve will begin about 8 a.m., officials said.

San Diego County crews will join state Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel and Cal Fire in the operation, according to Cal Fire.