Great Fire now 90 percent contained

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The first major wildfire in San Diego County this fall
was 90 percent contained early Wednesday, authorities said.

The 2,135-acre blaze, dubbed the Great Fire, erupted about 1 p.m.
Saturday on the south side of Highway 78 and Scissors Crossing, near Shelter
Valley, according to Cal Fire.

Full containment was expected Thursday, said Nick Schuler, a battalion
chief for the state agency.

There have been no injuries or damages reported. The cause of the fire
remains under investigation.

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