LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- The forward rate of spread of a Lakeside brush fire has been stopped, Cal Fire said.
The announcement comes after the San Diego Sheriff's Department evacuated 14402-14470 Willow Road as the blaze threatened homes Wednesday afternoon. Evacuations were lifted shortly after 3:30 p.m.
According to the Cal Fire, the fire sparked around 12:40 p.m. near the 14000 block of Willow Road. Crews were quickly able to stop of spread of the original fire, but a second, larger fire erupted about 15 minutes later.
In total, the blaze scorched 52 acres and, as of Wednesday night, was 100 percent contained.
#WillowFire in Lakeside [final] All units available. The fire is 100% contained after burning 52 acres.
— CAL FIRE/SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE (@CALFIRESANDIEGO) September 26, 2019
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The blaze comes as moisture is set to move into the county Wednesday with a chance for showers and thunderstorms.
"While there is a slight chance for a few showers this afternoon, most activity will hold off until this evening with peak activity tonight through tomorrow morning," said 10News Meteorologist Megan Parry.