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Brush fire threatens homes in Rancho San Diego

Posted at 1:19 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 17:08:47-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A brush fire posing an “immediate structure threat” erupted in Rancho San Diego Wednesday afternoon.

The so-called Campo Fire was reported just before 12:45 p.m. in an area near Jamacha Road and Campo Road, according to Cal Fire San Diego.

Cal Fire said the fire burned at least five acres as of 1 p.m., and they said the blaze was causing an “immediate structure threat along Avenida Roberta x Calle Los Arboles.”

Cal Fire added, “Evacuate if in the area or if you feel threatened.”

A temporary evacuation point was set up at the Edwards Cinema parking lot at 2951 Jamacha Rd.

By 2 p.m., Cal Fire said the spread of the fire was stopped at 15 acres.

More information will be posted as this story develops.