Firefighters halt rate of spread of 2-acre fire near Dixon Lake in Escondido

ESCONDIDO (KUSI) — 7:36 p.m. — Ground and airborne firefighters have halted the spread of that roughly two-acre hillside brush fire off La Honda Drive, near Dixon Lake in the Daley Ranch Park area of Escondido, according to Cal Fire.

The blaze has posed no structural threats, the state agency reports.

6:11 p.m. — The brush fire has been contained at one acre with no forward rate of spread, according to Escondido fire. 

5:43 p.m. — Fire crews were dispatched Thursday to Lake Dixon for a small brush fire.

The half-acre fire started on the hill above Glasgow Lane and La Hondra Drive in the Daley Ranch Park area. 

Crews were working to stop the flames, which were burning at a high rate of speed in a very dry area. 

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as information becomes available. 

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