A family of three was displaced Thursday when a fire tore through an RV and spread to a small patch of vegetation in a rural area between Alpine and Jamul, authorities said.
The non-injury fire was reported around 6:45 a.m. in the 18700 block of Lawson Hills Road, north of Northwood Drive, Cal Fire San Diego spokesman Thomas Shoots said.
Crews arrived at the scene around 7:20 a.m. and found that flames had fully engulfed the RV and spread to brush nearby, Shoots said.
Firefighters knocked down the flames by 7:35 a.m., after the blaze had burned a roughly 100-square-foot patch of vegetation, he said.
No injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross was called in to help the displaced residents — two adults and one child — arrange for temporary lodging.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
–City News Service