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Cal Fire battles brush fire near Otay Mountain

Cal Fire battles brush fire near Otay Mountain
Posted at 1:58 PM, Jun 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-24 17:33:11-04

(KGTV) — Cal Fire crews are battling a brush fire that ignited near Otay Mountain Friday afternoon.

The fire, dubbed Border 19 Fire, was reported at around 1 p.m. in a remote area off Otay Mountain Truck Trail and the Doghouse Junction, according to Cal Fire.

As of 2 p.m. the agency says the fire has scorched 15-20 acres with the potential of 200 acres. However, no structures are threatened.

No other information was available.

The blaze was the 19th to break out in the southern border region of the San Diego area this year, according to Cal Fire. Most have occurred in the last several months, including two earlier this week.