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Three separate brush fires burn along Highway 94 near Dulzura

Posted at 3:41 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 02:19:25-04

DULZURA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Three fires burned in rural East County Wednesday afternoon as Cal Fire worked to extinguish the flames.

According to Cal Fire, all three of the fires sparked in the community of Dulzura along Highway 94 between Otay Lakes Road and Freezer Road.

Video of the blaze shows traffic in the area backed up for several miles after crews closed Highway 94 between Otay Lakes Road and Barrett Lake Road.

Around 5:30 p.m., Cal Fire said crews were able to stop the forward rate of spread of all three fires.

In total, all three fires burned slightly less than 32 acres.

Sky10 was live over the fire. Watch video of the blaze in the player below: