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Skyline Fire chars 100 acres, evacuation orders lifted for Jamul area

Posted at 12:54 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 10:46:22-04

UPDATE JUNE 12, 7:40 A.M.
Per Cal Fire, the Skyline Fire is 40 percent contained after crews made good progress overnight. Acreage burned remains at 100, Cal Fire says.


UPDATE 7:04 P.M.
All evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted.


JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) — Cal Fire crew called to the Lawson Valley area to battle a brush fire Thursday.

The Skyline Fire sparked in the 17000 block of Skyline Truck Trail just after 12 p.m., according to Cal Fire San Diego. As of 3:02 p.m., the fire had reached 100 acres and was 10% contained, and the forward rate of spread had been stopped.

At least one structure was threatened by the fire, firefighters said.

As of 6:30 p.m., Cal Fire lifted all road closures and evacuation orders. A temporary evacuation point had been set up at Edwards Cinema at 2951 Jamacha Road in El Cajon, Cal Fire says.