Breaking News: Two Major Wildfires Burning in San Diego County
Two major wildfires are burning on opposite sides of San Diego County.A 2,500-acre fire is burning in southeast San Diego. It has killed at least one civilian and burned four more. Four firefighters a
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Two major wildfires are burning on opposite sides of San Diego County.A 2,500-acre fire is burning in southeast San Diego. It has killed at least one civilian and burned four more. Four firefighters are also hurt. There are emergency evacuations in place.
The western most point of the fire is Barrett School Road and Highway 94. Dry, hurricane-force Santa Ana winds are pushing the flames west. The Sheriff's department has ordered mandatory evacuations for residents of Barrett Junction and Dulzura.
Another fire, this one in northeast San Diego, west of Julian, has burned 3,000 acres. Structures are threatened, but it's not clear how many. The Sheriff's department has advised evacuations of more than 5,000 families in San Diego Country Estates. That's in Ramona.
Residents with an emergency are advised to call 9-1-1. If you're looking for information but it's not an emergency, call 2-1-1.
Again, two major wildfires in San Diego County. A 2500-acre fire near the Mexican border in southeast San Diego. That has killed one person and injured several more. A 3000-acre fire is burning in northeast San Diego, west of Julian.
More updates as they become available.