February 25, 2024
A Cal Hearth engine. Picture credit score: OnScene.TV

A brush fireplace blackened about 4 acres of open land Monday in a distant, rugged space west of Tecate and simply north of the U.S.- Mexico line, authorities reported.

The blaze erupted about 8:30 a.m. in hilly terrain on the southeast aspect of Tecate Peak within the Marron Valley space, in line with Cal Hearth.

About 75 floor personnel fought the flames together with crews aboard two water-dropping helicopters and a spotter aircraft, mentioned Mike Cornette, a hearth captain with the state company.

With firefighters making good progress in extinguishing the blaze, Cal Hearth known as off the plane about 10 a.m., Cornette mentioned.

The fireplace brought about no reported structural harm or accidents, the captain mentioned. The trigger was beneath investigation.

–Metropolis Information Service