UPDATE (June 21, 6:30 a.m.): Cal Fire officials said Monday morning that crews stopped the Clevenger Fire's forward rate of spread at 50 acres.
The fire was 50% contained as of 7 a.m., according to Cal Fire.
State Route 78, which was closed Sunday afternoon due to the firefighting efforts, was reopened.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
RAMONA (CNS) - Firefighters were on the scene Sunday of a 50-acre vegetation fire north of state Route 78, authorities said.
The fire, dubbed the Clevenger Fire, started at about 5 p.m. Sunday near Clevenger Trails, said Southern California Air Operations. At last checked it was 25% contained.
Around 9:00 p.m. officials reopened SR-78 from Bandy Cyn Rd. to Horizon View.
Update: EB/WB SR-78 is reopened to traffic from Bandy Cyn Rd to Horizon View. #ClevengerFire— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) June 21, 2021
One firefighting crew at the scene said the fire was consuming light flashy fuels with a slow-to-moderate rate of spread and making a push up to the top Juanita Ridge.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department was sending a full response, the agency said.
No further information was immediately available.