SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — CAL FIRE crews were battling a 52-acre blaze in the Dulzura area late Saturday.
The fire was reported just before 6:30 p.m. along Marron Valley Road, south of South Bay Rod & Gun Club in Dulzura. The fire ignited with a moderate rate of spread in medium to heavy fuels, CAL FIRE reported.
As of 10:20 p.m., CAL FIRE said the fire's spread had been stopped. The agency said Sunday morning that the blaze scorched 52 acres and is now 40 percent contained. Evacuation orders for Bee Canyon Rd. and evacuation warnings for Little Tecate Rd. were also lifted.
.@CALFIRESANDIEGO is at scene of a vegetation fire along Marron Valley Rd south of the South Bay Rod & Gun Club in Dulzura. Two acres, moderate rate of spread in medium/heavy fuels. #MarronFire pic.twitter.com/idqZS3ZBEA— CAL FIRE/SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE (@CALFIRESANDIEGO) July 11, 2021
Fire crews were expected to work through the night building containment line around the fire.