A lightning strike sparked a vegetation fire that burned a quarter of an acre Monday near the community of Warner Springs.
The blaze, dubbed the Flats Fire, was reported at 1:06 p.m. close to 32650 Highway 79, east of Palomar Mountain in the rural north San Diego County community.
Cal Fire Capt. Thomas Shoots said a rainstorm kept the fire from spreading, adding that 25 firefighters were dispatched to the scene.
No structures were damaged.
City News Service contributed to this report.