ESCONDIDO (CNS) - Escondido Fire Department crews mopped up a messy fire at a recycling plant Sunday.
The Saturday afternoon blaze was estimated to have caused $200,000 in damages to the Escondido Resource Recovery at 1044 West Washington Ave., south of State Route 78 and East of Interstate 15.
Escondido Fire Department crews arrived at the plant to find smoke throughout the facility and a deep-seated fire in the recycling material, authorities said.
Fire Department and plant personnel worked together for almost seven hours to remove and extinguish about 80 tons of burning or smoldering recycled material, Slaven said.
One firefighter received a minor injury and was treated and released from Palomar Medical Center.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
A powerful show of support for migrants being held in detention facilities has hundreds of interfaith leaders gathered Friday night for a vigil and demonstration at the border.