At least four small bush fires broke out across San Diego County on Monday amid unseasonably high temperatures.
Cal Fire first fought a quarter-acre blaze that broke out before noon in the 27000 block of Skyway Drive in Ranchita, northeast of Julian.
A second fire was reported by the California Highway Patrol around 1 p.m. just north of state Route 905 and east of Interstate 805 in Otay Mesa, near Cesar Solis Community Park. San Diego Fire-Rescue responded and brought it under control after 1.5 acres were burned.
A third fire was reported just before 2 p.m. near South 47th Street and Solola Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. San Diego Fire-Rescue said a quarter acre was burned. There were no injuries or structural damage.
And a fourth fire erupted at 1:30 p.m. and spread over about 15 hilly acres in the afternoon near Route 76 and Pauma Valley Drive in North County. Cal Fire said the blaze was sparked by a contractor repairing telephone lines near Pauma Valley Country Club. The fire was under control by late afternoon.
High temperatures were in the 80s in the inland valleys and 90s near the foothills. Even warmer temperatures are expected on Tuesday.
Updated at 6:10 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2019
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