Lightning strike sparks brush fire

Air tankers stopped the spread of a one-acre vegetation fire on Mesa Grande Road near Demming Ranch Road Monday afternoon, Capt. Adam Pollock with the Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department reported.

A lightning strike sparked the fire. No structures are threatened, said Pollock.

In other reports, Intermountain Fire and Rescue Department responded to:

Wednesday, July 24

•Walk in medical aid to station. Patient suffering- chest pains transported to Palomar Medical Center.

Monday, July 22

•Dumpster fire, 27000 block of Highway 78. Extinguished.

Sunday, July 21

•Medical aid, Sunset Oaks Drive. Patient having difficulty breathing to Palomar Medical Center.

Thursday, July 19

•Medical aid, Witch Creek Mountain Road. Patient suffering chest pains declined transport.

•Medical aid, Witch Creek Mountain Road. Possible stroke patient transported to Palomar Medical Center.

•Medical aid, Sutherland Dam Road. Patient suffering surgery complications transported to Pomerado Hospital.

Wednesday, July 18

•Medical aid, Sutherland Dam Road . Patient suffering abdominal pain transported to Pomerado Hospital.

•Medical aid, Highway 78. Patient whose feeding tube dislodged transported to Sharp.

Tuesday, July 17

•Medical aid, Highway 78, Patient experiencing irregular heartbeat airlifted to Palomar Medical Center.

   
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