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By Rick Monroe
Special to the Village News 

Vegetation fire burns half-acre on East Mission


Last updated 4/21/2021 at 11:22am

brush fire

Village News/Derek Lovett photo

A brush fire burns on East Mission Road, April 19.

A fast-burning vegetation fire Monday evening, April 19, burned a half-acre before being extinguished by multiple response teams, including a drop by an air tanker from Cal Fire in Ramona.

The fire was reported at 6 p.m. at East Mission Road and Valentine Lane, burning up the bank on the north side of the road, which was closed for hours. The fire threatened homes up the hill but there were no injuries or structures damaged.

Station 1 of North County Fire was first to respond but units from San Marcos and Camp Pendleton stations also assisted.

The fire was started by hot catalytic conver...

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