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UPDATE: Brush fire in Dulzura 100% contained at 21 acres, Cal Fire says

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Nov 20, 2022

DULZURA, Calif. (KGTV) – Cal Fire's San Diego County office says a brush fire that ignited in Dulzura Sunday afternoon is now 100% contained.

Firefighters initially responded to the Border 38 Fire near Marron Valley Road and Otay Mountain Truck Trail at around 1 p.m. Sunday. At 5:40 p.m., Cal Fire said it was 100% contained at 21 acres.

"Our models show that this fire, without any suppression efforts, could have grown to 7,700+ acres in the first 8 hours," Cal Fire said on Twitter. "Fire season is year-round; ensure your family is prepared."