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LAKESIDE: Blaze burns half-acre of brush before firefighters halt spread

Posted at 8:39 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 11:39:37-05

LAKESIDE (CNS) - A blaze burned roughly a half-acre of vegetation in a remote area north of Lakeside Friday morning before crews were able to get a handle on the flames.

The fire was reported around 4:15 a.m. off state Route 67 about a mile north of Slaughterhouse Canyon Road, according to Cal Fire San Diego.

Within 10 minutes the blaze had grown to about a half-acre, but crews were able to halt the forward rate of spread by 4:35 a.m., the state agency reported.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were immediately reported.