Brush fire burns 125 acres near Pine Valley, CA

Map of Gun Fire, March 10, 2014
Map showing approximate location of heat detected by a satellite from the Gun Fire, March 10, 2014 (click to see a larger version)

A brush fire east of San Diego near the intersection of Interstate 8 and the Sunrise Highway has burned 125 acres. Named the Gun Fire since it started near a gun club, it was reported Saturday afternoon east of Pine Valley in an area that had not burned for about 40 years.

As of Sunday evening, it was being called 60 percent contained and had 185 personnel assigned, with 250 planned to be working on it Monday. They expect full containment by March 13.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.