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Red Flag Warning issued for fifth consecutive day


Last updated 5/15/2014 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - The Santa Ana winds, triple-digit temperatures and low humidity that contributed to nine fires in San Diego County in the past few days will heighten the fire risk today for the fifth consecutive day.

The National Weather Service first issued a red flag warning -- its most serious fire-related warning -- for valley and mountain areas on Sunday. The warning is scheduled to remain in effect until 5 p.m.

Since Tuesday, nine fires throughout San Diego County have burned more than 9,000 acres. More than two dozen homes and two commercial buildings in Carlsbad were damaged or destro...

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