Quarter-acre fire reported in Valley Center Sunday morning

Posted: 6:01 AM, Dec 10, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-10 14:39:24Z

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. (KGTV) -- Early Sunday morning, Cal Fire responded to a small fire in Valley Center.

The fire, which started as a mulch fire, burned a quarter of an acre before being extinguished.

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The California Highway Patrol was also called to the area to control traffic.

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Cal Fire says they have battled several so-called "popcorn fires, which are small fires around San Diego County firefighters have quickly been able to extinguish. 

Santa Ana winds that have wreaked havoc throughout the county are expected to peak again on Sunday with a red flag warning in place until 8 p.m.

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