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Crews stop fast-moving Campo brush fire

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jul 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-14 17:06:33-04

CAMPO, Calif. (KGTV) -- Crews were able to stop the forward rate of spread after a fast-moving brush fire sparked in Campo Sunday afternoon.

According to the agency, the fire started around 1:30 p.m. in the area of I-8 and Old Highway 80.

Cal Fire originally said the blaze had a rapid rate of spread with structures threatened.

Crews later said the forward rate of spread had been stopped at 1.5 acres.

"Ground resources remain at scene to mop-up and construct containment lines," the ageny said.