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Brush Fire East of Ramona Quickly Reaches 50 Acres, Threatens Structures

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A Cal Fire San Diego truck on a rural road. Courtesy Cal Fire

A brush fire broke out east of Ramona Monday, leading fire officials to advise residents to evacuate the area.

The blaze, which Cal Fire San Diego described as reaching 50 acres with a moderate rate of spread, sparked on the north side of state Route 78 near Ramona Trails Drive.

The agency advised that there was a threat to structures on Rancho Santa Fe Court and advised those in the area to evacuate.

A temporary evacuation point was set up at Olive Pierce Middle School located at 1521 Hanson Lane. An animal evacuation shelter opened at Ramona Rodeo Grounds located at 421 Aqua Lane.

As of noon, there were no reports of injuries and no immediate information regarding whether any structures had been damaged.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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