Lakeside fire threatening homes

EL CAJON (CNS) – A rapidly spreading fire outside El Cajon forced
authorities Tuesday to evacuate area homes.

The fire in the 12900 block of Interstate 8 Business was reported
shortly before 2:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Sheriff's officials were evacuating homes and businesses on Amelia
Drive, according to the Lakeside Fire Protection District. Additional
structures were threatened on Lavala, Flaven and Cindy Lynn lanes, authorities
said.

Fire officials requested additional personnel and another helicopter be
sent to the scene.

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