Firefighters halt spread of 10-acre blaze in Dulzura

Ground and airborne crews have halted the spread of that estimated 10-acre brush fire off State Route 94, near Otay Lakes Road in the Dulzura area, according to Cal Fire.

The wildfire forced the closure of a stretch of the highway but caused no reported structural damage or injuries.

The blaze erupted for unknown reasons near Otay Lakes Road in Dulzura

shortly after 1 p.m., according to Cal Fire.

It took ground crews and personnel aboard air tankers and firefighting

helicopters about 45 minutes to subdue the flames amid warm and gusty

conditions, said Nick Schuler, a battalion chief with the state agency.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

   
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