Brush Fire West of Japatul Valley Road Prompts Evacuation Warnings for Descanso Area

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A conveyance occurrence that dispersed to vegetation westbound of Interstate 8, westbound of Japatul Valley Road is prompting evacuations warnings for the Descanso Area, the San Diego Sheriff's Department said.

The Road Fire was reported by the Cleveland National Forest around noon. Cleveland NF reports the occurrence is astir 20 to 30 acres with a "rapid complaint of spread."

SDSO told NBC 7 evacuation warnings were fixed for the Descanso area.

CNF firefighters on with cooperators are connected country of a conveyance occurrence that dispersed to the vegetation connected I-8 westbound of Japatul Valley Road. The #RoadFire is presently 20-30 acres with a accelerated complaint of spread. Evacuations are successful spot for areas of Descanso and Viejas Reservation.

— Cleveland NF (@ClevelandNF) July 10, 2021

Cleveland NF and Cal Fire San Diego firefighters are astatine the country combating the fire.

Caltrans San Diego said westbound I-8 lanes westbound of State Route 79/ Japatul Valley Road lanes are closed.

WB I-8 westbound of SR-79/Japatul Valley Rd, each lanes closed owed to a brushwood fire. Please usage an alternate route.

— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) July 10, 2021

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