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Wildfire in Fallbrook stopped at 30 acres

Ground crews were making "good progress" on the flanks of the fire, the captain said. There was no immediate threat to structures.

FALLBROOK, Calif. — A vegetation fire burned 30 acres in the hilly De Luz area of North San Diego County Sunday.

The fire was 10% contained when the forward rate of spread was stopped around 4:40 p..m. Firefighters will remain on the scene, building a containment line and mopping up hot spots.

The fire was reported at 1:35 p.m. off Sandia Creek Road north of De Luz Road, Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Thomas Shoots said. There was no immediate threat to structures.

Three helicopters dropped water and four tankers spread fire retardant in the area. The North County Fire Protection District was in unified command with Cal Fire San Diego.

A section of Sandia Creek Road was closed to northbound traffic.

Credit: CBS 8

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