Fire Breaks Out Near Grossmont College; Firetrucks Block SR 125

A hillside burned near Grossmont College in El Cajon, and fire trucks blocked two southbound lanes of state Route 125, along with the off-ramp toward the campus.

The fire was spotted burning uphill toward the college at about 2:20 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Heartland Fire & Rescue firefighters in fire engines and a helicopter were dispatched to extinguish the blaze, a Heartland Fire & Rescue dispatcher said.

Authorities issued a SigAlert for the the two right southbound lanes and the off-ramp, according to the CHP and Caltrans.

—City News Service


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