CalFire brush fire East County
Time-lapse video of the Overland Fire’s progress on Saturday, courtesy of HPWREN-UCSD live stream. Photo credit: Screen shot, @CalFireSanDiego, via Twitter

Firefighters are working to douse hot spots at the scene of a weekend wildfire that blackened about 515 open acres in rugged terrain east of Mount Laguna had the burn area roughly 25% contained Monday.

The blaze erupted for unknown reasons west of county Highway S-2 in the Canebrake Canyon area about 9 a.m. Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Ground crews had to be flown in by helicopter to the remote area, the state agency reported.

Firefighters had the spread of the flames halted as of Saturday afternoon.

No structural damage or injuries were reported.

–City News Service