A brush hearth that jumped from Baja, California into San Diego County has burned 4 acres close to the border fence, a Cal Hearth official stated Friday.
Cal Hearth crews have been in a position to include the blaze round Tecate Mission Highway within the county, stated Capt. Mike Cornette, added that 30 personnel are on the scene.
The Border 21 Hearth first began Wednesday in Mexico, however is “skirting alongside Tecate Peak (within the county),” he added.
Cornette stated the hearth unfold north of the U.S.-Mexico border round 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
No constructions have been being threatened, in accordance with Cornette.
Authorities lifted an earlier evacuation warning for these dwelling alongside Tecate Mission Highway.
The U.S. communities closest to the hearth are Potrero and Tecate.
NBC7 reported that in Mexico, the hearth has consumed 2,000 acres, in accordance with Enrique Garcia of Tecate Hearth and Civil Safety. Garcia advised NBC7 that the hearth began at a ranch alongside the Tijuana-Tecate Freeway.
He added that “the trigger might have been individuals clearing brush from the land with hearth.”
— Metropolis Information Service