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Brush fire breaks out in Deluz area, north of Fallbrook

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 17:21:03-04

(KGTV) — Firefighters battled a vegetation fire north of Fallbrook Saturday afternoon.

Cal Fire firefighters reported the brush fire near the intersection of Deluz Rd. and Santa Margarita Trail in the Deluz area, north of Fallbrook.

Dubbed the Santa Fire, the blaze was at 6 acres and 0% contained just before 2 p.m. Fire crews said there was no immediate structure threat in the area. Just before 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire reported that forward rate had been stopped and crews would remain on scene "to mop-up and build containment line."

It's not clear how the fire began.