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Two fires erupt in Fallbrook; both quickly extinguished

Two fires broke out in two different areas within Fallbrook today but were quickly extinguished, North County Fire

has reported.

The first blaze was called in about 10 a.m. and was located off Via Rancheros. The cause of the blaze was known - a tractor doing brush clearing on a property sparked it.

"We had two injuries associated with that one," said John Buchanan, public information officer for North County Fire.

"Two local residents, a man and a woman in their 80s were trying to extinguish it."

Buchanan said firefighters contained the blaze to one-and-a-half acres and the two citizens were t...


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