A brush fire that blackened about 15 acres Sunday near Lakeside was 100 percent contained by early afternoon, fire officials said.
The fire was
reported at about 10:15 a.m. as a 2-acre blaze in the 10400 block of Aquilla
Drive near El Nopal, and had grown to 10 acres in about an hour, according to
fire officials and the California Highway Patrol.
In the noon hour, fire
officials said the fire had burned about 15 acres, and that its forward
spread had been stopped.
Lakeside Fire Protection District and Cal Fire
personnel were "making good progress'"on fire, and had called in a strike
team, fire officials said.
No structures were threatened, and no
evacuations were ordered, fire officials said.
Fire crews expected to
remain at the scene overnight, according to Cal Fire.
-- City News Service