BREAKING: CalFire battling 30-acre vegetation fire in Lakeside, Coches Fire

LAKESIDE (KUSI) – CalFire is on scene in Lakeside battling a vegetation fire.

The brush fire is on Los Coches road just off eastbound Interstate-8.

The fire quickly grew to thirty acres with a moderate rate of spread, but as of 4:58 p.m. the spread was stopped with 5% containment, according to CalFire San Diego.

No structures were destroyed or damaged.

Interstate-8 East at Los Coches Road is backed up to Johnson Avenue with the right lane blocked.
Traffic is stopped and drivers should expect delays up to one hour as of 3:46 p.m.

We’ll have more details on the fire as it develops.

Categories: Local San Diego News, Wildfires