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Trash fire sparks near Caliente Fire burn scar

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 17:55:39-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Firefighters Wednesday battled a trash fire that burned in the same area scorched by the Caliente Fire.

The blaze sparked near the 905 and Caliente Avenue, according to crews.

It's unclear how the fire may have started, but video from Sky10 showed trash atop a hill on fire.

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The fire burned in the same area scorched by the Caliente Fire last week.

In total, the Caliente Fire scorched 490 acres and tore through a pallet yard.