"I walked up and you could hear the crackling of the sizzling in the canyon. You think the worse because you have kids," said Aziz Goryoka.The Mercado Fire burned 10 acres and is 100-percent contained according to Cal Fire San Diego. There were no reports of injuries or structural damage.
"I looked out a window and I saw black smoke. I came back in the house and my wife was taking a nap and I woke her up" said Dick Riemann, an evacuee.
"He said we have to go. Our grandson came to the door and said, you have to go," said Dick's wife, Ann Riemann.Residents who voluntarily evacuated were allowed back into their homes Friday night.