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Several residents living in two communities have been evacuated because nearly 200 homes are threatened.
Construction crews will close all lanes on Mira Mesa Boulevard and Sorrento Valley Road at Interstate 805 on Sunday from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m every night through June 12.
Police arrested the 14-year-old boy after receiving reports Wednesday morning that he was displaying a handgun on campus. His father was later arrested on a weapons charge.
The River fire erupted east of College Boulevard in Oceanside early Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested an arson suspect by about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday but didn't make it public until Friday.
Isaiah David Silva and a 17-year-old were arrested Thursday night after a citizen spotted the pair allegedly starting a small brush fire near South Escondido Boulevard, the Escondido police said. The fire was quickly put out.
Some schools are still monitoring the fires before making a decision about whether they'll stay open. KPBS has the full list.
While checking a hot spot of the Poinsettia fire Thursday, firefighters discovered a badly burned body.
With a majority of San Diego County school districts closed on Thursday due to fire danger and evacuations, the YMCA is offering free childcare at several of its facilities around the county.
County officials said that 29 school districts will close their campuses Thursday, including San Diego Unified, the county's largest district.
The southern section of the burn area near homes is no longer active and firefighters worked to strengthen the line on the northern side.