5-acre brush fire burns near Golden Acorn Casino in Campo

CAMPO (KUSI) — A wildfire spread across open back-country terrain near Golden Acorn Casino Monday, threatening a single home for a time but causing no reported structural damage or injuries.

The blaze erupted for unknown reasons off Church Road and Old Highway 80 in Campo shortly before 3 p.m., according to Cal Fire.

Within an hour, the flames had blackened about five acres and prompted one person to evacuate the area as a precaution.

Air and ground crews working to extinguish the blaze, dubbed the Church Fire, reported that its spread was halted by 4:30 p.m.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.


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