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Firefighters contain roadside brush fire at 12 acres near Lawrence Welk Resort and Interstate 15


Last updated 8/19/2013 at Noon

ESCONDIDO - Firefighters contained a blaze that blackened about a dozen acres of brush near the southbound side of Interstate 15 near the Lawrence Welk Resort yesterday, August 19, and prompted authorities to close three lanes in the area.

Callers reported flames and smoke between Gopher Canyon and Deer Springs roads shortly after 9:30 a.m., which led to the temporary closure of three southbound lanes, according to Cal Fire and the California Highway Patrol.

Cal Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler said fire crews knocked down the blaze by early afternoon, but firefighters remained at the sc...

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