Rainbow brush fire contained at 5 acres


Last updated 9/16/2019 at 10:47am

Courtesy of Tony Campbell

A vegetation fire burned five acres in Rainbow on Sunday, Sept. 15.

RAINBOW - A brush fire off Interstate 15 on Sunday, Sept. 15 has been contained at 5 acres, Cal Fire San Diego reported.

The fire burned three acres in the 2000 block of Rainbow Glen Road.

Cal Fire reported at 3:30 p.m. that the forward rate of spread has been stopped. "Ground crews will now transition to mop-up and containment operations,'' Cal Fire said.

At 4:46 p.m. Cal Fire announced that any residents displaced by the fire could return to their homes and that no road closures were in place.

At 7:30 p.m., the fire was officially reported to have burned five acres and was 100% contained.

The fire burned in medium to heavy fuels, according to Cal Fire and the North County Fire Protection District.

Jeff Pack contributed to this report.

Courtesy of Cal Fire San Diego

Cal Fire San Diego reported that no structures had been damaged in a vegetation fire that burned five acres in Rainbow.


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