CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) — Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in Carlsbad on Wednesday that threatened nearby homes.
The fire ignited near the intersection of Park and Marina drives, near Capri Park, and was considered fast-moving, according to SoCal Air Operations. City officials said air support was used to fight the fire.
The spread of the approximately three acre fire was halted just before 3:30 p.m., according to authorities. There were no injuries or damage to homes reported, according to City of Carlsbad Fire Prevention Specialist Felix Salcedo.
Evacuations were ordered for several streets in the area, with officers quickly going door-to-door to evacuate residents, according to Carlsbad Police. Evacuees were allowed to return home just after 6 p.m. Some streets remained closed to traffic until about 8 p.m. to allow fire crews to mop up the area into the night.