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Clevenger Fire: Cal Fire, San Diego Fire-Rescue stop spread of 50-acre fire in Ramona

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department will continue to build the containment line throughout the day on Monday.
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RAMONA, Calif. — Cal Fire announced on Monday they have stopped the spread of the Clevenger Fire. The department announced the fire burned 50 acres total. 

SR-78 has been reopened Monday after the fire prompted temporarily closing the road on Sunday.

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The fire, dubbed the Clevenger Fire, started at about 5 p.m. Sunday near Clevenger Trails, said Southern California Air Operations.

One firefighting crew at the scene said the fire was consuming light flashy fuels with a slow-to-moderate rate of spread and making a push up to the top Juanita Ridge.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department sent a full response, the agency said. CalFire crews were also on scene.

SR-78 was closed in both directions from Bandy Canyon Road to Horizon View as of just before 7 p.m. before reopening Monday, according to Caltrans.