San Diego fire season 2016
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Fire crews battled three fires Monday in San Diego County, adding to the sense that the county is on the verge of a very active fire season.
High temperatures and dry vegetation have been a factor in these fires, while windy conditions have spread the flames.
So far, crews have battled fires in the following areas:
Pala Fire, Pala
70 acres, 100% contained
6/2/2016: Pala fire 95 percent contained
Temecula Fire, Temecula
139 acres, 95% contained
Tierra Fire, Tierra Del Sol
8 acres, 20% contained
6/6/2016: San Diego firefighters were battling a new wildland fire Monday, which ignited near the border in the Boulevard area of San Diego County. The fire started around 4:00 p.m. off Zarina Lake Drive in Tierra Del Sol.According to Cal Fire, the flames burned 8 acres and was growing at a moderate rate of speed. Crews had it 20 percent contained at 6:00 p.m. No structures were threatened.