SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. (KGTV) -- Some residents in the far North County Rainbow community were ordered to evacuate after a brush fire broke out Sunday evening.
According to Cal Fire San Diego, the fire dubbed the Aruba Fire was reported around 4 p.m.
As of 5:30 p.m. the wildfire grew to 100 acres with a moderate rate of spread, fire officials said. Cal Fire reported the forward rate of spread had been stopped, and the Aruba Fire was 15% contained around 8:30 p.m.
Cal Fire reported evacuation orders in effect for areas of Rainbow. A temporary evacuation point is set up at Vallecitos Elementary School located at 5211 5th St, in Fallbrook.
#AroubaFire in Rainbow [update] Evacuation orders are now in effect for areas in the community of Rainbow. A TEP Temporary Evacuation Point has been set up at Vallecitos Elementary School. pic.twitter.com/BSfpipKmWE— CAL FIRE/SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE (@CALFIRESANDIEGO) September 5, 2021
The North County Fire, SoCal Air Operations and Cal Fire San Diego are responding to the fire.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.