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By City News Service
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Rainbow brush fire contained at 5 acres


Last updated 9/21/2019 at 2:55pm

Courtesy of Tony Campbell

A vegetation fire burned 5 acres in Rainbow Sunday, Sept. 15.

A brush fire off Interstate 15 Sunday, Sept. 15, has been contained at 5 acres, Cal Fire San Diego officials said.

Courtesy of Cal Fire San Diego

Cal Fire San Diego reported that no structures had been damaged in a vegetation fire that burned 5 acres in Rainbow.

The fire burned 3 acres in the 2000 block of Rainbow Glen Road in Rainbow.

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 5 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.


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