Lyons Valley wildfire 15 percent contained

LYONS VALLEY (CNS) – A wildfire that has blackened hundreds of acres in
rugged, hilly terrain southeast of El Cajon was 15 percent contained early
Tuesday.

The blaze erupted for unknown reasons off Lawson Valley Road in the
rural Lyons Valley area shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, according to Cal Fire. By
7:30 a.m. today, the flames had spread over an estimated 450 acres, the state
agency reported.

As of early Tuesday, there were no immediate threats to structures but
only residents were being allowed into the areas closest to the fire, according
to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

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