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Lawson Valley Blaze Halted After Threatening Some Homes

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A Cal Fire vehicle at the San Diego headquarters in Rancho San Diego. Photo by Chris Jennewein

A brush fire spread over back-country terrain Thursday near Jamul, blackening about 10 open acres and threatening some homes but causing no reported structural damage or injuries.

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The blaze erupted for unknown reasons off the 3000 block of Lyons Creek Road in the Lawson Valley area about 11:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire.

Ground crews and personnel aboard firefighting aircraft had the spreading of the flames halted within 90 minutes, the state agency reported.

— City News Service

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