POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) — Cal Fire San Diego crews are working to extinguish a vegetation fire off Highway 67 and Poway Road Friday afternoon.
At 4:49 p.m. the agency reported the fire, dubbed Sycamore Fire, was stopped at 25 acres and is 60% containment.
The blaze threatened a ranch for a time but was never an imminent hazard to homes, said Thomas Shoots, Cal Fire fire captain. No injures have been reported.
San Diego County Sheriff's Department reopened Hwy 67 after it was closed for about three hours.
The agency says firefighters will stay on scene through out the evening mopping up the fire, and building strong containment lines.
The cause of the fire was under investigation, Shoots said.
#SycamoreFire in Poway [update] Fire has been stopped at 25 acres and is now 60% contained. Firefighters from multiple agencies will continue work mopping up and building containment line around the fire. pic.twitter.com/QxAzLClCWQ— CAL FIRE/SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE (@CALFIRESANDIEGO) June 24, 2022
City News Service contributed to this report.